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W. Benjamin Johnson

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  • J.D., cum laude, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (1986)
  • B.A., Tulane University (1975)
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Associate Member - International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Retail Leasing Committee - American Bar Association
  • Editor-in-Chief, Cumberland Law Review
  • Best Lawyers In America, Real Estate (2007-2014)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, Real Estate (2008-2015)
  • Board of Directors and Immediate Past President, Birmingham Chamber Music Society

Retired Partner | Birmingham, AL

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Ben practices in the firm's Business section in the Banking and Real Estate Group. He focuses on commercial real estate transactions, with an emphasis in industrial and shopping center site acquisition and development and in industrial, office, shopping center, and health care leasing. Formerly in the wine business, Ben also advises clients on issues involving the Alabama Beverage Control Board.

Ben is the Alabama contributor to State-By-State Guide to Commercial Real Estate Leases, edited by Mark Senn, published by Aspen . He is immediate past Chair of the Retail Leasing Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the American Bar Association.

Ben is on the Board of Directors of the Birmingham Chamber Music Society and is immediate Past President. In his spare time he enjoys gardening and is a registered Alabama beekeeper.

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