J.R. Brooks

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Huntsville, Alabama

Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne P.C.
J.R. Brooks
Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne P.C.

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Employment Litigation, Schools & Education

Licensed in Alabama since: 1971

Education: The University of Alabama School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2023

Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne P.C.

2101 West Clinton Avenue Suite 102
Huntsville, AL 35805 Phone: 256-535-1100 Email: J.R. Brooks Visit website


Mr. Brooks has extensive experience in corporate and civil rights litigation and represents a number of school systems in north Alabama and several corporate clients. He has represented clients in a broad range of litigation involving federal and state issues.

Mr. Brooks has represented a variety of public- and private-sector employers in Title VII, Americans With Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and wrongful termination claims. He has also represented several corporate clients in complex commercial litigation involving, for example, contract disputes over computers and computer components, misappropriation of trade secrets and proprietary information, and violation of noncompetition agreements.

Mr. Brooks has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America since 2003. He is listed in the areas of commercial litigation, education law, and labor and employment litigation. For 2012, Best Lawyers has named him the Huntsville Commercial Litigation Lawyer of the Year. In December 2004, he received a meritorious service award for his longtime service to the Alabama Association of School Boards.

Upon appointment of President Jimmy Carter, Mr. Brooks served as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama from 1977 to 1981.

First Admitted: 1971, Alabama

Professional Webpage: https://lanierford.com/attorney/j-r-brooks

Industry Groups:
  • Businesses
  • Corporations
  • Public Entities
  • School Boards

Office location for J.R. Brooks

2101 West Clinton Avenue Suite 102
Huntsville, AL 35805


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2023

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Top 50: Alabama Super Lawyers: 2008

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