Don Siegal


"I practice law with caring and concern for my clients – they are like family."


  • University of Alabama (B.A. 1964; L.L.B., 1967), Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa. President, University of Alabama Student Body, 1964-1965. Member, Editorial Board, Alabama Law Review, 1965-1966

Admitted to Practice:

  • Alabama, 1967


  • “Planning a Lifetime Gift Program.” Taxation for Lawyers, March/April, 1979
  • “Gifts in Trust,” Taxation for Accountants, May, 1983.


  • Spoke in Washington, DC, to a sold out audience at the “March on Washington Film Festival.”


  • Alabama Law Institute (1999 to present)
  • Alabama Supreme Court Standing Committee on Appellate Practice, 1984-1992
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Alabama B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundation, Inc.
  • University of Alabama President’s Cabinet 2001-present
  • Board of Directors of Blackburn Institute – University of Alabama (student leadership organization)
  • Director of Alabama Law School Foundation and Member of Farrah Law Society of University of Alabama Law School


  • The Best Lawyers of America©: Real Estate Law (Copyright by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC)
  • Selected as an Outstanding Real Estate Lawyer in Alabama by Chambers USA
  • Selected Best of the Bar 2005 by Birmingham Business Journal


  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys, 1989-2009


  • Adjunct Professor in Commercial Real Estate Transactions, 1982-1992 at Cumberland School of Law


  • Law Clerk to Judge Walter P. Gewin, United States Court of Appeals, 1967-1968

Legal Assistant:
Betty Wideman
(205) 986-5017


Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Development Law
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Corporate Acquisitions
  • Divestitures and Mergers Law
  • Federal Income, Estate & Gift Tax Law