Alvin's Profile

Alvin is a Shareholder in Maynard Cooper's Mobile office and a member of several practice groups including the Economic Development & Incentives, Public Finance, and Labor & Employment groups.

His public finance practice includes the representation of Alabama cities, counties, boards of education and utility systems in a variety of financing and bond transactions.

With the firm's full-service platform and seamless access to skilled attorneys across all our areas of practice and offices, Alvin is routinely asked to advise and assist the firm’s Governmental and Regulatory Affairs team with representing clients before legislative, regulatory, and governmental bodies, including the U.S. Congress, departments and agencies of the federal government, the Alabama State Legislature and departments and agencies of state and local government.

Prior to joining Maynard Cooper, Alvin worked in both private practice and the corporate sector as a labor and employment lawyer representing management in employment, litigation, labor matters, contract negotiation, contract management, grievance arbitration, mediation, and union avoidance.

Alvin's success in developing financing and incentives strategies to assist and improve Alabama businesses and governmental entities has earned Alvin recognition by The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Economic Development. Alvin also serves as an Industry-Specific (Ports/Logistics/Supply Chain) member of the Advisory Board of Trustees of the Alabama Center for Real Estate.

"Alvin has a strong background in municipal and public entities . I find him to be very knowledgeable, and willing to be available after hours . I can get to him at any time of day or night. " - Client Testimonial

Alvin's Experience

  • $100,900,000 Capital Outlay School Warrants, Series 2012, issued by the Board of Commissioners of Mobile County
  • $3,700,000 Revenue Bond (Franklin Primary Health Center, Inc., Project) issued by the Second Medical Clinic Board of the City of Mobile, Alabama
  • $1,297,000 Temporary Water and Sewer Revenue Anticipation Bond (Regions Bank 2012) issued by The Utilities Board of the City of Bayou La Batre
  • $25,000,000 General Obligation Taxable Warrant, Series 2012-B, issued by Baldwin County, Alabama
  • $500,000 General Obligation Note, Series FY 2012, issued by the City of Satsuma, Alabama
  • $9,445,000 Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2012, The Water Works Board of the Town of Calera (Alabama)
  • $9,245,000 General Obligation Warrants, Series 2012-B, City of Oxford, Alabama

Alvin's Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Economic Development Law (2018 - Present)

Alvin's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

Affiliations
  • Alabama Center for Real Estate, Industry-Specific (Ports/Logistics/Supply Chain) member of the Advisory Board of Trustees
  • Alabama State Bar
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • National Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
Civic Involvement
  • Alabama State Port Authority, Board of Directors
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Prichard Preparatory School, Board Member
  • Red Elephant Club
  • Regions Bank, South Alabama Advisory Board of Directors
  • UMS Wright Preparatory School, Board of Directors


Bar Admissions

State Bar: Alabama, Georgia

Education
  • Emory University
    • (2011, M.B.A., Goizueta School of Business)
  • University of Alabama School of Law
    • (1997, J.D.)
  • University of Alabama
    • (1993, B.A., Southeastern Conference's Academic Honor Roll; Intercollegiate Football)

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Maynard’s Public Finance Group Tops Bond Counsel Lists for 2020

On March 4, 2021, The Bond Buyer: The Daily Newspaper of Public Finance released the “Southeast Yearend Review” which shows Maynard in the number 1 position serving as Bond Counsel for 2020. Maynard’s Public Finance group served as lead bond counsel in transactions totaling just shy of $3 billion, which...

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

168 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers© in America 2021

Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 168 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant achievements in their areas of practice. With 76 practice areas listed...

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

130 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 130 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized as leaders in their practice areas in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant achievements in their areas of practice. With 63 practice areas...

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