Michael Choy is a partner in the firm’s General Commercial Litigation Practice Group. He focuses on complex civil litigation and trials in federal and state courts.

Michael is a trial lawyer who has extensive experience trying cases on behalf of corporate and governmental clients in state and federal courts in Alabama and the Southeast. As lead counsel, he has tried over 35 jury trials to verdict during his career. In addition, he has represented national and regional broker-dealer firms and other business clients in TRO and preliminary injunction proceedings, in more than 70 extraordinary hearings, in state and federal courts involving the prosecution and defense of covenants not-to-compete and trade secret litigation. http://www.litcounsel.org/

Michael is a former Alabama State Bar Examiner (Pleading & Practice, 1998-2002). He served on the Alabama Ethics Commission from September 2005 until May 2011, and served as the Commission’s Chairman from 2009-2010.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - Labor & Employment (2024)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent© Peer Review Rating
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2016-2019)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2011-2015)
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Senior Fellow



Professional & Community

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • National Bar Association, Executive Committee, Commercial Law Section (2007-2011)
  • Birmingham Bar Association


Legal Practice Assistant

Teresa McCollum
(205) 458-5265

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