Burr & Forman

Ryli Wallace Leader

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  • J.D., Order of the Coif, Vanderbilt University Law School (2020)
  • B.A., summa cum laude, University of Alabama Birmingham (2017)



  • Order of the Coif, Vanderbilt University Law School (2020)
  • 70th Annual National Moot Court Competition, Region VII Best Brief Award (2019)
  • Lightfoot, Franklin & White Best Brief Award (2018)

Associate | Birmingham, AL

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Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance

Ryli is an attorney in the Birmingham office where she practices in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation practice group.

Ryli received her Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University Law School. While at Vanderbilt, Ryli served as a managing editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review, a Legal Writing Teaching Assistant, and served on the Managing Council for the Moot Court Board. Additionally, Ryli competed on Vanderbilt’s National Moot Court Team, which received the Best Brief Award at the 2019 Regionals Competition. Ryli was a Chancellor’s Law Scholar and an Elliot Cheatham Scholar. Upon graduation, Ryli was selected for the Order of the Coif.

Prior to attending law school, Ryli received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Legal Affairs. While at UAB, Ryli served as a UAB Ambassador and was a captain of the UAB Mock Trial Team.