Burr & Forman

Michael K. K. Choy

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  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law at Samford University
  • B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham



  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Alabama Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Courts of Alabama

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • National Bar Association, Executive Committee, Commercial Law Section (2007-2011)
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent© Peer Review Rating
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2016-2019)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2011-2015)
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Senior Fellow

Partner | Birmingham, AL

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Broker-Dealer Disputes Commercial / Corporate Litigation Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance Government Affairs & Investigations Government Relations Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Class Action

Michael is a partner in the firm’s General Commercial Litigation Practice Group. He specializes in complex civil litigation and trials in federal and state courts.

Michael is a trial lawyer who has extensive experience trying cases on behalf of corporate and governmental clients in state and federal courts in Alabama and the Southeast. As lead counsel, he has tried over 30 jury trials to verdict during his career. In addition, he has represented national and regional broker-dealer firms and other business clients in TRO and preliminary injunction proceedings in state and federal courts, involving the prosecution and defense of covenants not-to-compete and trade secret litigation. http://www.litcounsel.org/

Litigation Counsel of America

Michael is a former Alabama State Bar Examiner (Pleading & Practice, 1998-2002). He served on the Alabama Ethics Commission from September 2005 until May 2011, and served as the Commission’s Chairman from 2009-2010.

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