L. Justin Burney

Justin's Profile

Justin is a shareholder and member of Maynard Cooper’s General Corporate, Health Care, Government Contracts and Real Estate practice groups.

His experience includes representing a variety of clients across a broad range of corporate and transactional matters. He helps clients with contract negotiation and preparation, entity formation, corporate restructuring, corporate finance issues, mergers and acquisitions and real estate sales and acquisitions. Additionally, Justin has extensive experience helping clients in preparing agreements involving the licensing of rights to software and technology to and from third parties.

Justin frequently represents government contracting companies in matters such as negotiating and preparing subcontracts, teaming agreements and joint venture documents, qualifying for socio-economic programs, interpreting the Federal Acquisition Regulation and Small Business Association regulations, and prosecuting and defending bid protest actions.

He also puts his knowledge to work for healthcare and dental providers on corporate and healthcare-specific issues, such as regulatory compliance in the areas of health information privacy and compensation.

Justin received his J.D from the University of Alabama School of Law. He holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama.


Justin's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

Civic Involvement

  • The Riley Behavioral & Educational Center, Board of Directors
  • Synovus/First Commercial Bank Huntsville Advisory Board
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Penny Nuckles
State Bar:Alabama
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
University of Alabama School of Law (2008, J.D., Journal of the Legal Profession, Articles Editor and Internet Editor)
University of Alabama (2005, M.S.)
University of Alabama (2004, B.S., cum laude)
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 att...
February 6, 2013
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Compensation Issues Faced by Government Contractors
A key issue faced by many government contractors is how to compensate their employees in ways that will ensure that they can attract a talented workforce.  Many executives and employees expect compensation mechani...
April 10, 2013
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Compensation Issues Faced by Government Contractors (Part 2 of 3)
This entry is the second of a three-part installment on types of deferred compensation and will briefly explain the positive and negative aspects of using stock options and restricted stock grants as means of providing...
July 8, 2013
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Compensation Issues Faced by Government Contractors
Part 3 of 3 This is the final installment of a three-part series on compensation methods used by government contractors.  The first two installments discussed the differences between equity an...
December 20, 2012
SDVOSBs: Government Uses VetBiz Veterans Affairs Database More Often than Self-Certification to Ensure Status
In 2011, the Senate passed the Small Business Contracting Fraud Prevention Act in response to widespread concern...