Daniel S. Wolter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Birmingham, AL

Daniel Wolter Law Firm Inc.
402 Office Park Drive, Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35223
Phone: 205-983-6440
Fax: 205-983-6443
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009, 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Professional Liability: Defense (30%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (50%), Employment Litigation: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Daniel S. Wolter is the founder and owner of Daniel Wolter Law Firm, LLC, in Birmingham, Alabama, and he focuses his practice primarily on nursing home defense as well as defending clients in civil litigation involving professional liability, employment law, insurance fraud and other insurance liability issues, premises liability, clergy misconduct, and other matters.

Nationally ranked as among the leading trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Wolter has more than 30 years of total legal experience, and he has successfully handled numerous cases in state and federal courts across his region. A veteran of more than 30 jury trials, he has achieved a long record of securing successful outcomes for his clients in court along with helping them negotiate favorable settlement agreements outside the courtroom.

He has served as counsel on some of largest and most high-profile liability cases in his region, and he helped defend a major retailer against a class action brought by 265 plaintiffs involving alleged Fair Labor Standards Act violations. At all turns, Mr. Wolter maintains an unwavering focus on protecting his clients' rights and interests, and he has gained a reputation for his tireless work ethic along with his aggressive approach at helping his clients achieve the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

In honor of his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Wolter has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell as well as many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received numerous positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1987 graduate of Spring Hill College, Mr. Wolter obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1990, where he served as senior editor of the Alabama Law Review. He is an active member of the Alabama Nursing Home Defense Lawyers Association and the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association as well as the Alabama State and Louisiana State Bar Associations, and the American Bar Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Professional Liability: Defense
  • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • 20%Employment Litigation: Defense
Focus Areas

Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Medical Malpractice, Employment Law - Employer


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009, 2020 - 2021

About Daniel S. Wolter

Admitted: 1992, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.wolterlawfirm.com/biography/


  • A-V Preeminent Rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Alabama Nursing Home Defense Litigation Association, Member
  • Alabama Defense Lawyer Association, Member
  • Alabama State Bar 1990 Louisiana State Bar, 1992
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Alabama State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Spring Hill College, 1987

Pro bono/Community Service

  • St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
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Office Location for Daniel S. Wolter

402 Office Park Drive
Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35223

Phone: 205-983-6440

Fax: 205-983-6443

Last Updated: 7/9/2021

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