Member Profile: William A. Ratliff

William A. Ratliff
Wallace Jordan Ratliff & Brandt
P.O. Box 530910
Birmingham, AL 35253
Email: Click for email

Tel: (205) 874-0306
Fax: (205) 874-3260
Website: www.wallacejordan.com

AL Chapter: www.ALMediators.org

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb

 

ONLINE SCHEDULING: William A. Ratliff
Calendar Last Updated: 27 Sep 16

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William A. Ratliff has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Agricultural
Appellate
Automotive
Banking & Finance
Commercial/Business
Community Associations
Condominiums
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
EEOC
Eminent Domain
Employment
Environmental
Family Businesses
Franchise
Health Care
Industrial
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Land Use/Planning
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Lemon Law
Libel & Slander
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Partnerships
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Securities
Shareholder Disputes
Software
Title Disputes
Torts
Trusts / Estates
Wrongful Death

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

Bill Ratliff's law practice has been principally in the area of commercial litigation and insurance defense. He now focuses exclusively on alternative dispute resolution, both as a mediator and an arbitrator.

Bill was one of the first attorneys in the state of Alabama to be approved for appellate mediation appointments. Bill is a certified mediator with the American Arbitration Association, and he is on the roster for the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution. He serves as a federal court neutral.

A wide variety of trial experience serves Bill well as a mediator and arbitrator. He has represented individuals, financial institutions, automobile dealerships, manufacturers, construction companies, insurance companies, and other types of corporate clients, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in both state and federal court. He also has extensive experience representing creditors in workouts and in bankruptcy proceedings under Chapters 7 and 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.

EDUCATION:

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, AL, J.D., 1981
  • The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, B.S, Corporate Finance, 1978

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Adjunct Professor of Mediation; University of Alabama School of Law
  • Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution
  • Alabama State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Federal Court Neutral


ADR PANELS:

  • American Arbitration Association
  • EEOC
  • FINRA
  • National Arbitration Forum
  • National Health Lawyers Association

Rates

$300 per hour
 
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