Richard C. Keller (Birmingham, Alabama)
Richard C. Keller (Birmingham, Alabama)

Richard C. Keller

Licensed for 23 years

Practice Area: Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance, Financial Institution Disputes

Awards
AV Preeminent

Richard C. Keller

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Birmingham, AL view address

Partner at firm Burr & Forman LLP

Serving Birmingham, AL view address

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Awards AV Preeminent

About Richard C. Keller

Richard practices in the firm's Litigation Section and handles all types of civil litigation, with a concentration on financial services litigation. He has represented banks, insurance companies, mortgage companies, mortgage servicers and debt collectors across the country in all areas of statutory and common law litigation.

Richard regularly represents mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers and financial institutions in actions alleging wrongful foreclosure, violation of Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Practices Act (RESPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and other federal statutes and regulations. He also has extensive experience in consumer ba...

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Richard practices in the firm's Litigation Section and handles all types of civil litigation, with a concentration on financial services litigation. He has represented banks, insurance companies, mortgage companies, mortgage servicers and debt collectors across the country in all areas of statutory and common law litigation.

Richard regularly represents mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers and financial institutions in actions alleging wrongful foreclosure, violation of Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Practices Act (RESPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and other federal statutes and regulations. He also has extensive experience in consumer bankruptcy litigation, class action litigation and enforcing arbitration agreements with corresponding litigation before various arbitration associations.

Richard serves on the Board of Directors for First Light, Preschool Partners and Mountain Brook Athletics. Richard is also Editor of the DRI Veterans Network Quarterly Newsletter.

Honors & Awards

Alabama Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2011-2015)
Best Lawyers In America, Commercial Litigation (2015-2017)

Community Involvement

PreSchool Partners, Board Member
Mountain Brook Sports Corporation, Board Member
PreSchool Partners, Board Member

Publications

•“Dodd-Frank's Preemption Problem, ” BAI Banking Strategies (May 14, 2013).
•Burr Alert: Preemption of State Consumer Protection Laws Under the Dodd-Frank Act

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Areas of Law

  • Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance
  • Financial Institution Disputes

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Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 6 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
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    5.0/5.0
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    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/09/12 in Commercial Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/05/11 in Civil Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/02/11 in Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/29/11 in Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/28/11 in Commercial Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/27/11 in Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      Credentials

      Position
      Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1993, Alabama
      2002, Mississippi
      2005, South Carolina
      2006, Tennessee
      Florida
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      University of Alabama School of Law
      J.D.
      summa cum laude
      University Attended
      United States Air Force Academy
      B.S.

      University of Nebraska
      M.B.A.
      Birth Information
      Born in 1963
      Greenwood, South Carolina, January 5, 1963