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Hallman B. Eady

Hallman B. Eady



  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Commercial Lending

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Hall Eady is a commercial and financial services litigator. For financial services companies, his practice includes defending against borrower and customer-driven claims, and providing advice regarding recoupment options, including lien rights, closing errors, title insurance, mortgage insurance and correspondent/broker agreements. For commercial clients, his practice includes representing businesses in contract negotiations, general commercial and contract disputes, insurance claims, business owner disputes, real property disputes and claims against professional service providers including insurance brokers. Hall has also represented a number of construction companies in contract negotiations and against large claims of defective construction. 

Hall has been named as one of The Best Lawyers in America® since 2015 in the Commercial Litigation category and has more recently been recognized for Real Estate Litigation. These distinctions recognize the substantial work he has performed for corporate and financial services clients, including the successful negotiation and litigation of hundreds of insurance claims for corporate policyholders and the successful resolution of high-value real estate claims and issues. As part of his commercial litigation practice, Hall regularly represents businesses in pursuit of affirmative recoveries, including insurance, breach of contract, and claims related to professional duties owed to these companies. He enjoys this plaintiff’s part of his practice and has been appointed to the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Section’s standing Plaintiff’s Practice Committee and has also served as the Plaintiff’s/Policyholder’s Vice-Chair on the Title Insurance Litigation Committee. While companies generally prefer to avoid litigation, and Hall agrees with that sentiment, he knows there comes a time in the life of most companies when the only real choice is to pursue claims. Hall has the necessary experience to help his clients critically evaluate the litigation option as the claimant.

Hall’s goal is to help his clients reach an efficient resolution by providing early and updated assessments at each major step in the litigation process, which he has found helps his clients resolve disputes and focus their resources on what they do best – typically not litigating disputes. But, to be sure, Hall has tried cases successfully and enjoys the opportunity to help navigate his clients through trial and enjoys the challenges of formulating and implementing the best trial strategy with a constant focus on message, audience and delivery. His greatest sense of professional accomplishment is when he is able to distill and explain complicated factual and legal issues in a way that can be digested and processed efficiently by judges and juries alike.  

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2004

Court Admissions
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida


  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2004, cum laude; Alabama Editor, Law Review
  • Birmingham-Southern College, B.S., Accounting, 2001, cum laude; Omicron Delta Kappa
Areas of Practice

Banking and Financial Services | Commercial Lending | Complex Business Litigation | Construction | Financial Services Litigation | Financial Services Litigaton | Insurance | Life, Health and Disability Litigation | Litigation | Policyholder Insurance Coverage | Real Estate Litigation | Title Insurance Claims and Title Defect Curative

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Hall has significant and real trial experience. In 2005, Hall obtained a verdict at trial in the Circuit Court of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, in favor of a gas utility company seeking to prevent an easement over high-pressured gas lines. He served as the sole lawyer for the client at trial. In 2006, Hall tried his first jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama examining and cross-examining numerous witnesses during the trial and performing both the closing and opening statements. Since that time, Hall has tried several additional matters to conclusion and has obtained three additional verdicts in his client’s favor related to commercial collections, insurance coverage and zoning matters.

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