Burr & Forman

Alan D. Leeth

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  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law (1995)
  • B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham (1989)



District of Columbia






  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • All U.S. District Courts of Alabama
  • All U.S. District Courts of California
  • All U.S. District Courts of Georgia
  • All U.S. District Courts of Indiana
  • All U.S. District Courts of Mississippi
  • All U.S. District Courts of Tennessee
  • All U.S. District Courts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – New Mexico

  • American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee, Chair of the Debt Collection and Bankruptcy Subcommittee (2018-Present)
  • Conference on Consumer Finance Law
  • ACA International (Member Attorney Program)
  • National Creditors Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • California Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • The Best Lawyers in America┬«, Banking and Finance Law (2022), Litigation - Banking and Finance (2022)

Partner | Birmingham, AL

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Commercial / Corporate Litigation Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance Financial Institution Disputes Insurance Insurance Litigation & Coverage


Financial Institutions

Alan is a partner and practices in the firm's Financial Services section. Prior to law school, he was employed at a large finance corporation in its commercial lending division. Directly after law school, Alan spent two years as Counsel to U.S. Senator Howell Heflin in Washington, D.C.

Alan has experience in civil litigation in the areas of financial services, securities fraud, real estate, labor and employment, professional negligence, governmental liability, and product liability. The majority of Alan’s financial services industry practice is focused on representing clients in both individual and class/mass actions, involving a wide array of state common law and statutory claims, as well as alleged violations of federal statutes, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Truth In Lending Act (TILA), the Credit Repair Organizations Act (CROA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Telecommunications Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).

Alan has extensive experience enforcing arbitration provisions and has arbitrated numerous consumer finance cases before American Arbitration Association and JAMS.

Alan co-authors Burr & Forman’s Consumer Finance Monthly Litigation Update and is also one of the editors of the firm’s Consumer Finance Litigation Blog.

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