J. Alan Truitt

CONTACT INFORMATION

PHONE:

Office Address:
1914 4th Avenue North
Suite 400
Birmingham, AL 35203

EDUCATION

University of Texas School of Law
(1990, J.D., with honors)

Rhodes College
(1987, B.A., magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa)

BAR ADMISSIONS

State Bar: Alabama

U.S. Court of Appeals: Eleventh Circuit, D.C. Circuit

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Middle, Northern, Southern)

HONORS & RECOGNITION

Mid-South Super Lawyers, Environmental Litigation (2019)

Best Lawyers®, "Lawyer of the Year," Environmental Law, Birmingham (2015); Energy Law, Birmingham (2016); Natural Resources Law, Birmingham (2016, 2018, 2020)

The Best Lawyers in America®, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants, Natural Resources Law (2006–2016)

Alabama Super Lawyers, Environmental Litigation, Environmental, Personal Injury Defense: Products (2008–2015)

Birmingham Magazine, Top Environmental Lawyer (2011)

Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorneys (2013)

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

Mid-South Super Lawyers, Environmental Litigation (2019)

Best Lawyers®, "Lawyer of the Year," Environmental Law, Birmingham (2015); Energy Law, Birmingham (2016); Natural Resources Law, Birmingham (2016, 2018, 2020)

The Best Lawyers in America®, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants, Natural Resources Law (2006–2016)

Alabama Super Lawyers, Environmental Litigation, Environmental, Personal Injury Defense: Products (2008–2015)

Birmingham Magazine, Top Environmental Lawyer (2011)

Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorneys (2013)

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

Alan primarily represents manufacturing and other heavily regulated industrial clients in complex litigation and administrative matters. He regularly defends environmental and toxic tort litigation, and handles general commercial litigation on behalf of foundries, pipelines, plastics and chemical companies, steel mills, mining operations, coking facilities and similar industrial and manufacturing operations. Alan also provides compliance counseling and permitting advice and represents clients before U.S. E.PA, and OSHA, and various state and local regulatory agencies. He has experience defending state and federal enforcement proceedings, qui tam actions, whistle-blower cases and citizen suits under the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and the Resource Conservations and Recovery Act.