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Ferris S. Ritchey III

Partner

Gregory S. Ritchey’s practice focuses on insurance defense, products liability defense, personal injury, manufactured housing defense, fire-related property and injury defense, appellate practice, commercial litigation, construction defense, mediation, commercial transportation, warranty defense, employment issues, creditor’s rights, bankruptcy and arbitration issues. Greg has given seminars on several issues pertaining to his practice areas. He received his B.S. from the University of Alabama in 1985, his J.D. from the University of Alabama in 1988 and was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1988. Greg is also member of the Birmingham Bar Association where he has served as its Secretary/Treasurer (2018), multiple times on its Executive Committee as well as being past-president of the Young Lawyers’ Section (1998).

"I am ready to get to know you and your problems and fight fiercely on your behalf."

Greg is an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® attorney, the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, which is based on surveys of attorneys and the judiciary and is an outstanding achievement demonstrating that a lawyer has earned the highest rating available for their legal ability and professional ethics. Greg is regularly listed in B-Metro magazine as one of Birmingham’s “Top Lawyers” and was named as one of Birmingham’s “Top Lawyers” in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 editions and was named a “Top Rated Lawyer” in Construction Law by American Lawyer Media in 2012. American Lawyer Media publishes national and regional magazines, as well as newspapers. This recognition was published in the November issue of The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel magazines.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama

  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Education

  • J.D. - University of Alabama School of Law, 1988

  • B.A. - University of Alabama, 1985

Professional Associations

  • Alabama State Bar

  • Birmingham Bar Association

    • Secretary/Treasurer, 2018

    • Executive Committee, 1998, 2006, 2007, and 2018

    • President, Young Lawyers Section, 1998

    • Vice President, 1996

    • Executive Committee, 1994–1998

    • Chairman, Member Benefits, 1993

    • Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section

Awards

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

  • Recognized multiple times in B-Metro: The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living as one of Birmingham’s “Top Lawyers”

  • Recognized as a “Top Rated Lawyer” in Construction Law by American Lawyer Media (2012)