Al is a litigation partner in Burr & Forman's Birmingham Office, where his practice is devoted to serving clients on a broad range of legal issues directly affecting the transportation, maritime, logistics, and manufacturing industries.
Mr. Teel litigates a variety of disputes including those involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, commercial motor vehicle accidents, products liability, premises liability, Carmack Amendment claims, property damage, insurance coverage, and employment-related claims. He regularly represents Class I and short-line railroads in suits brought under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act, FRSA whistleblower claims, trespasser injuries, property damage claims, and other third-party injuries. He also specializes in regulatory compliance for trucking companies under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and for issues affecting the rapidly evolving logistics industry.
Al’s personable and enthusiastic approach to litigation has made him a favorite within the firm and with clients. He was chosen as an inaugural member of the Birmingham Business Alliance’s “On Board Birmingham” as one of the city’s leaders in the young professional arena and was inducted into Birmingham’s Rotaract Club. He has also been selected to serve as president-elect for the Young Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association. He is an active member of the Transportation Lawyers Association, where he serves on the Technology & Social Media Committee, the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, and a graduate of the NARTC’s College of Railroad Trial Advocacy