Lynne Stephens O’Neal


"One of the key components of my practice is availability. My clients have my cell phone number. They call me when something is bothering them. I want them to sleep at night and know that someone is worrying on their behalf -- so they don't have to."


  • Samford University (B.A., 1982), summa cum laude
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University (J.D., 1985), magna cum laude
    • Comments Editor, Cumberland Law Review, 1984-1985

Admitted to Practice:

  • Alabama, 1985
  • Northern District of Alabama
  • Middle District of Alabama
  • 11th Circuite Court of Appeals


  • “Use of Sex-Based Actuarial Tables in Pension Plans to Determine Benefits is Constitutionally Impermissible,” 14 Cumberland Law Review 223, 1983


  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Litigation, Antitrust and Labor and Employment Law Sections; Standing committee ABA-Environment, Energy and Resources Section
  • Phi Alpha Theta
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Curia Honoris

Legal Assistant:
Amy Moller
(205) 986.5020


Practice Areas
  • Business Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • General Corporate
  • Construction Litigation