“Vic Hayslip regularly works with big-name corporations on a range of disputes. He often handles IP and trade secrets cases.”–Chambers USA
As chair of Burr & Forman’s Commercial Litigation practice group, Vic is focused on complex business and financial litigation, securities, industry disputes, and arbitration.
He is experienced in federal and state courts across the U.S., defending financial services clients against class actions and breach of fiduciary duty and derivative claims. He also represents institutions, directors, and officers in matters related to breach of trust, shareholder disagreements, injunctive relief actions, disputes with regulators, and non-compete agreements.
Vic serves as an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FNRA), a consolidation of the New York Stock Exchange’s (NYSE) enforcement arm, and the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD). He has also arbitrated all types of shareholder, intra-industry, and customer disputes, and he serves as a mediator for civil cases.
In addition, Vic uses his extensive litigation, arbitration, and mediation experience to conduct tailored training sessions for industry personnel. He frequently conducts seminars for financial advisors and registered investment advisors on best practices, red flag identification, and claims avoidance. He has also given several presentations on internet use and research for attorneys and legal staff, and regularly speaks to financial institutions and securities firms on a variety of current topics.
He has been quoted in numerous publications and was the focus of “Friends’ Christmas Card Keeps on Coming,” an article in The Tuscaloosa News that highlighted a friendship and its special tradition that has lasted for decades.