Burr & Forman

Frank Springfield

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  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law
  • B.S., Biomedical Sciences/Pre-Med, Auburn University






  • U.S. District Courts of Alabama
  • U.S. District Courts of Florida
  • U.S. District Courts of Georgia
  • U.S. District Courts of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Courts of Tennessee
  • 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 Eleventh Circuit

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Florida State Bar
  • Georgia State Bar
  • Mississippi State Bar
  • Tennessee State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • ACA International (Member Attorney Program)
  • Conference on Consumer Finance Law
  • Chambers USA, Leading Practitioner in Litigation: General Commercial "Up and Coming" (2019-2020)
  • Benchmark Litigation (2014-2018, 2021)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers (2010-2015)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Consumer Law (2018-2019)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star", Consumer Law (2016)

Partner | Birmingham, AL

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Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance Class Action


Financial Institutions

Frank is a partner in the firm's Financial Services Litigation Practice Group who is licensed to practice law throughout the Southeast and has represented clients in the consumer finance industry across the country for over 15 years.

His practice is devoted to defending both individual and class/mass actions, ranging from state common law and statutory claims, to claims for alleged violations of federal statutes, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and the Truth In Lending Act. His clients include some of the nation’s largest national banks, mortgage companies/servicers, auto finance companies, credit card companies and debt buyers.

For the past five years, Frank has coordinated mass TCPA litigation across the country and beyond involving over 2,000 individual plaintiffs. During the same time period, Frank has also served or is serving as lead class counsel in more than 20 consumer class actions. While Frank’s primary office is in Birmingham, Alabama, less than 5% of Frank’s work is in the State of Alabama.

Frank is a recognized thought leader in the consumer finance industry and a regular speaker throughout the country on various consumer finance topics. He has also been recognized by his clients and peers by being elected to the Governing Board of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law, as well as being recognized as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation and also by Super Lawyers for the past several years.

Frank received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law and his B.S. from Auburn University in Biomedical Sciences/Pre-Med. While attending law school, he was a member of the Order of the Barristers, the National Moot Court Team (Southeast Regional Winner), and the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board.