Brannon J. Buck

Brannon J. Buck

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Birmingham, AL

Badham & Buck, LLC
 | 2001 Park Place North, Suite 500
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: 205-521-0036
Fax: 205-521-0037
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (70%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Brannon J. Buck is a founding partner of the Alabama law firm of Badham & Buck, LLC. An AV-rated* attorney, he handles complex commercial disputes, class action lawsuits, lender liability, intellectual property matters, and personal injury claims.  

    Mr. Buck graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1997. He is a member of the Order of the Coif, the Order of the Barristers and a recipient of the Dean M. Leigh Harrison Award. He is also a graduate of the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum and the National Trial Academy of the American Bar Association-Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section. Mr. Buck has served on the executive committee of the Alabama State Bar Association.  He is now serving his third-term on the board of bar commissioners to the Alabama State Bar.  He previously served as president of the Young Lawyers Section and chaired the Quality of Life committee of the Alabama State Bar.  He has held a number of other leadership roles within the Birmingham and American bar associations.  Mr. Buck is also a Fellow of the America Bar Foundation.

    An active member of his local community, Mr. Buck is a member of the Leadership Birmingham Class of 2014.  He served on the board for the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation and was chairman of the board for the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice. He also served on the council at Canterbury United Methodist Church. He is a former member of the Children's Hospital Committee for the Future.  Mr. Buck was recognized in 2011 as a "Top 40 Under 40" by the Birmingham Business Journal.

    About Brannon Buck

    Admitted: 1997, Alabama

    Professional Webpage: https://www.badhambuck.com/brannon-buck

    Honors/Awards:

    • Top 50 Lawyers in Alabama, 2012 and 2013 Super Lawyer's Magazine
    • "Top 40 Under 40" 2011 Birmingham Business Journal
    • "Super Lawyer", 2010-2011 Super Lawyer's Magazine - Alabama

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Alabama State Bar (President, Young Lawyers Section, 2004-2005; Chair, Quality of Life Committee, 2006-present)
    • Alabama, 1997
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
    • American Bar Association (Member, House of Delegates, 2004-2006)
    • Board of Bar Commissioners for the Alabama State Bar, 2012
    • Graduate of the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum and the ABA-TIPS National Trial Academy.
    • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
    • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Birmingham Bar Association (Executive Committee, Young Lawyers Section, 2000-2004; Chair, Community Education Committee, 2002-2003 and 2007-2008)
    • Past President, Young Lawyers Section of the Alabama State Bar; Graduate, Leadership Forum of the Alabama State Bar; Chair, Quality of Life Committee of the Alabama State Bar;
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Leadership Birmingham Class of 2014
    • Chairman of the Board, Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice (2011-2012)
    • Member of the Council at Canterbury United Methodist Church
    • Board Member, Alabama Civil Justice Foundation (2006-2012)
    • Former member, Children's Hospital Committee for the Future
    • Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Program

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Forum Shopping and Venue Transfers in Alabama" Alabama Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2 (Winter 1997)

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Achieved a settlement in a derivative action on behalf of policyholders of a mutual insurance company against the Directors and Officers of the company for mismanagement and lack of oversight.
    • Obtained $8,684,000 verdict in Madison County Circuit Court on behalf of client that was a high-tech company involving theft of trade secrets and fraudulent concealment arising from a software development agreement., 2011
    • Obtained summary judgment for a private railroad that had been sued for breach of contract and fraud by a transportation company in United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama.
    • Achieved multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of a bank against a big four accounting firm in a professional malpractice suit related to bank audits.
    • Awarded summary judgment for a law firm client on claims relating to a real estate foreclosure. Eleventh Circuit affirmed summary judgement on January 11, 2012.
    • Obtained multiple settlements for a 911 District in Alabama against several telephone companies relating to the collection and remittance of 911 charges. 
    • Obtained $3.5 Million Judgment for Professional Employer Organization on breach of contract claim against insurance company.
    • Recovered in excess of $2.5 Million for clients who suffered catastrophic injuries in a motorcycle accident

    Educational Background:

    •  Davidson College, B.A.  with Honors (1994)
    • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, Magna Cum Laude (1997)

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    Office Location for Brannon J. Buck

    2001 Park Place North
    Suite 500
    Birmingham, AL 35203

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