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Edward I. Zwilling

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in Birmingham, AL

The Law Office of Edward I. Zwilling, LLC
4000 Eagle Point Corporate Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242
Phone: 205-822-2701
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009, 2019, 2021
Licensed in Alabama Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Civil Rights (60%), Workers' Compensation: Claimant (20%), Employment & Labor: Employee (10%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Edward I. Zwilling is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Edward I. Zwilling, LLC, in Birmingham, Alabama. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 29 years of total legal experience, Mr. Zwilling provides exceptional counsel and support to clients across his region and throughout the United States who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Civil rights violations

·       Social Security Disability

·       Work injuries

·       Overtime and wage disputes

·       Personal injury

·       Employment discrimination

As an attorney, Mr. Zwilling has gained a reputation for his fierce and tenacious advocacy on behalf of his clients both inside and outside the courtroom. As a result of his efforts, he has achieved a long record of securing successful outcomes for those he serves, and he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients. 

He has also become known as a champion for people with disabilities, and he has assisted numerous clients with enforcing their rights and entitlements under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Amendments Act and other state and federal statutes.

Honored for his remarkable professionalism and outstanding client service, Mr. Zwilling has earned an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell along with consistent recognition from his peers as being among the top lawyers in his region. He has also received excellent client ratings on Avvo as well as countless testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1988 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Mr. Zwilling obtained his Juris Doctor from Samford University's Cumberland School of Law in 1992. He holds his license to practice in Alabama as well as before various U.S. District Courts across the country. He is a member of the Birmingham Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar, the Defense Research Institute, the Shelby County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also serves as vice president of Governance of Special Equestrians.

*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
  • 60%Civil Rights
  • 20%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Americans with Disabilities Act, Disability, Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009, 2019, 2021

About Edward I. Zwilling

First Admitted: 1992, Alabama

Professional Webpage: https://www.adaadvocacy.com/attorneys

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Admitted to Practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama; Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; Eastern and Western Districts of Tennessee; Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin; Western District of Michigan; District of Colorado; District of Nebraska; District of Columbia; Western District of Washington; Northern District of Florida; and the Northern District of Ohio.  Admitted to Practice in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Court of Federal Claims.

Educational Background

  • Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia

Honors/Awards

  • SuperLawyers
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Alabama--Admitted to Supreme Court of Alabama and to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama, 1992
  • Alabama--Admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama  , 2002
  • 11th Circuit--Admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2004
  • Washington, D.C.--Federal Claims--Admitted to practice in the United States Court of Federal Claims., 2006
  • Arkansas--Admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 2006
  • Tennessee--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee., 2007
  • Tennessee--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee., 2008
  • Texas--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas., 2007
  • Texas--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas., 2008
  • Texas--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas., 2009
  • Colorado--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado., 2009
  • Texas--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas., 2010
  • Florida--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida., 2011
  • Washington--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington., 2014
  • Wisconsin--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin., 2016
  • Michigan--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan., 2016
  • Ohio--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio., 2017
  • Wisconsin--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, 2017
  • DC--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia., 2017
  • New York--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of New York., 2017
  • Nebraska--admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska., 2017
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Office Location for Edward I. Zwilling

4000 Eagle Point Corporate Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone: 205-822-2701

Last Updated: 11/24/2021

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