Ben Coulter is a Partner at Burr & Forman LLP practicing in the General Commercial Litigation Group.

His practice primarily involves the defense of banks, credit unions, brokers, and other financial institutions in securities litigation and other commercial matters. He also defends medical providers in medical malpractice actions and represents medical providers in litigation and regulatory matters. Ben is an ABOTA National Trial College Fellow. Ben is a member of the Judge James Edwin Horton American Inn of Court and other legal and civil organizations.


  • Represented clients of all types in title dispute matters
  • Represented medical center and forensic drug testing laboratory in qui tam action alleging violations of the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and the Stark Law.
  • Represented banks and related entities, and their employees, in mortgage, securities and financial fraud cases
  • Represented health care providers for regulatory, contract, and malpractice disputes
  • Represented businesses and individuals in non-compete agreement enforcement and contract matters

Honors & Recognitions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® Commercial Litigation since 2021, Arbitration (2023)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Securities Litigation (2016-2020)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Business Litigation (2014-2015)
  • Alabama Leadership Initiative



Blog Posts

Professional & Community

Civic Activities

  • Kid One, Board Member
  • Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Birmingham Volunteer Lawyer Program
  • Homeless Experience Legal Protection (H.E.L.P.)
  • Legal Eagles Educational Program
  • Birmingham MS Leadership, Class of 2013

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Judge James Edwin Horton American Inn of Court
  • ABOTA National Trial College, Fellow
  • Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Arbitrator


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Jennifer Wilson
(205) 458-5454

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