Burr & Forman

Benjamin B. Coulter

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  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (2010)
  • M.A., Wayne State University (1999)
  • B.A., Baylor University (1998)




  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Florida

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Judge James Edwin Horton American Inn of Court
  • ABOTA National Trial College, Fellow
  • Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Arbitrator
  • The Best Lawyers in America┬« Commercial Litigation (2021-2022)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Securities Litigation (2016-2020)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Business Litigation (2014-2015)
  • Order of the Barrister, Cumberland School of Law
  • Cumberland Law Review, Executive Editor
  • Alabama Leadership Initiative
  • Kid One, Board Member
  • Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Birmingham Volunteer Lawyer Program
  • Homeless Experience Legal Protection (H.E.L.P.)
  • Legal Eagles Educational Program
  • Birmingham MS Leadership, Class of 2013
  • Represented banks and related entities, and their employees, in mortgage, securities and financial fraud cases

  • Represented health care providers for regulatory, contract, and malpractice disputes

  • Represented businesses and individuals in non-compete agreement enforcement and contract matters

  • Represented clients of all types in title dispute matters

  • Represented medical center and forensic drug testing laboratory in qui tam action alleging violations of the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and the Stark Law.

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Financial Institutions Health Care

Ben Coulter is a Partner at Burr & Forman LLP practicing in the General Commercial Litigation Group.

His practice primarily involves the defense of banks, credit unions, brokers, and other financial institutions in securities litigation and other commercial matters. He also defends medical providers in medical malpractice actions and represents medical providers in litigation and regulatory matters. Ben is an ABOTA National Trial College Fellow. Ben is a member of the Judge James Edwin Horton American Inn of Court and other legal and civil organizations.