Burr & Forman

William S. Fishburne, III

William S. Fishburne III
  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (1974)
  • B.A., Samford University (1970)
  • Alabama State Bar, Construction Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association; Member, Forum on the Construction Industry; Member, Insurance and Surety Law Section
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • Best Lawyers In America, Construction Law, Litigation-Construction (2005-2018)
  • Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent Rated Attorney
  • Law School - Executive Editor of the Law Review; and Curia Honoris
  • "Who's Who" in Construction

Retired Partner | Birmingham, AL

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Bill has been a partner at the firm for many years practicing in the area of Construction law and is the former Chair of the firm's Construction Practice Group.

Bill has practiced construction law for over thirty-seven years, and during that time has handled an extremely broad range of construction matters for his clients. He has represented numerous contractors, owners and subcontractors in negotiation of construction contracts, joint ventures, and other transactions; and in arbitration, litigation, and mediation of many diverse and complex construction related claims and disputes, involving breach of contract, delays, claims for extensions of time, claims for defective work, acceleration, changed conditions, terminations for cause, terminations for convenience, fraud, insurance coverage, liens, bond claims, Miller Act claims, and various other kinds of disputes.

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