Burr & Forman

L. Robert Shreve

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  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law
  • B.A., cum laude, Rhodes College



  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Florida

  • Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee, Treasurer (2016 - Present)
  • Mobile Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Young Lawyers Section Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, District Representative (2015 - Present); Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Committee Vice Chair (2015-2016)
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America: Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2021, 2022), Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2021, 2022), Commercial Litigation (2022), Construction Law (2022), Litigation - Construction (2022)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Civil Litigation: Defense (2019-2020)
  • Mobile Bay 2020 Class of 40 Under 40
  • Alabama State Bar's Leadership Forum (Class 14, 2018)
  • The Order of Barristers
  • Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society
  • The American Judicature Society Award for Achievement, Trial Advocacy
  • National Trial Competition Team, University of Alabama School of Law
  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Vestry Member
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama, Big Brother
  • South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program

Partner | Mobile, AL

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Mass Torts / Hazardous Substances Product Liability Personal Injury

Robert is a member of the firm's Torts, Trial and Insurance Practice Section where his practice is devoted to civil defense litigation. He regularly defends clients in personal injury, products liability, premises liability, construction defect, wrongful death, and complex civil litigation.

Robert has served as both lead and co-counsel in trials to defense verdicts. He has experience engaging in every phase of litigation, including pre-suit investigation, defense of the initial complaint, written discovery, depositions, motion practice, settlement negotiations and trial.