Bob's Profile

Bob is a member of Maynard Cooper's Corporate Securities & Tax Practice.

His corporate practice focuses in the areas of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, tax matters, and strategic financing. Bob also works closely with the Firm's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group. With his background in business finance, Bob advises clients with business matters involving real property transactions, asset acquisitions, and general commercial financing strategies. As a former litigator, business clients turn to Bob for advice on litigation avoidance strategies and review of policies and procedures.

Bob received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, and he earned his B.A. in Finance, Commerce, and Business Administration from the University of Alabama.

Bob's Awards

Birmingham's Finest, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2015)

Bob's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Birmingham Bar Association, Future Leaders Forum (2017)
  • Birmingham Bar Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee (2015-2016)
  • Alabama Leadership Initiative, Class of 2016

Bar Admissions

State Bar: Alabama

  • University of Alabama School of Law
    • (2013, J.D.)
  • University of Alabama
    • (2008, B.A., Finance, Commerce and Business Administration)

Monday, March 29, 2021

DOL Delivers Administrative Headaches with Updated Outbreak Period Extension Guidance

Just as (everyone thought) time was set to expire on the 2020 Outbreak Period Extension guidance released by DOL, HHS, IRS, and the Department of the Treasury, the DOL (in coordination with the other agencies) released EBSA Disaster Relief Notice 2021-1 (“Notice 2021-1”) setting forth a case-by-case approach for determining...

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Flex Plans are Extra Flexible in 2021

Employers who sponsor a Section 125 cafeteria (“flexible benefits”) plan, including those with a health and/or dependent care flexible spending account (each a “FSA”), may adopt new rules for their plans under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “CAA”), and related IRS Notice 2021-15 (the “Notice”). In addition to these...

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Thursday, October 18, 2018


Birmingham, AL. Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that five experienced attorneys have joined the Firm - Jamal Al-Haj, Robert ‘Bob” Blackburn, Nathaniel “Nate” Cartmell, and Stephanie Gossett in Maynard Cooper’s Corporate practice, and Bradley “Brad” Siegal in its Real Estate practice. “Given the Firm’s national scope and...

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