R. Brent Irby

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Location:
Vestavia Hills, Alabama
Phone:
205-545-8334
866-974-8145
Fax:
205-824-7768
Email:

Brent Irby is a native of Eufaula, Alabama. Brent received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa in 1995 and his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from The University in 1998, where he was a member of the Farrah Law Society, Phi Delta Phi, and The Journal of the Legal Profession (1997-1998). Brent was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1998 and the Tennessee Bar in 1999. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama. Brent is a member of the Alabama State Bar (Executive Committee), the Alabama Trial Lawyer’s Association (Board of Governors), the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and the American Bar Association. Brent is a founding member and past president of the Vestavia Hills Civitan Club, a community-based service organization. Brent was a member of the 2009 Class of Leadership Vestavia Hills. Subsequently, he served as president of the LVH and remains active in the organization, serving on LVH’s Board of Directors. Brent is also actively involved in the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce.

Brent specializes in the areas of class action litigation, consumer fraud, insurance fraud, mass torts, and deceptive trade practices litigation. His email address is birby@mhcilaw.com.

Areas of Practice

  • Consumer Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Mass Torts
  • Deceptive Trade Practices Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1998
  • Tennessee, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Alabama

Education

  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • Juris Doctorate cum laude - 1998
    • Honors: Farrah Law Society
    • Law Journal: The Journal of Legal Profession, Member, 1997 - 1998
  • University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa
    • Bachelor of Arts cum laude - 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Birmingham Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Section, Executive Committee Member
  • Alabama State Bar, Young Lawyer's Section, Executive Committee Member
  • Alabama Trial Lawyer's Association, Board of Governors Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Vestavia Hills Civitan Club, President & Founding Member
  • Leadership Vestavia Hills

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi