Jeffrey E. Holmes

Jeffrey E. Holmes

Jeffrey E. Holmes

Phone: 205-547-5555
Fax: 205-547-5621

Jeff Holmes represents clients in a number of different industries, including telecommunications, health care, mining, and hospitality. Jeff brings broad legal expertise to his clients. After serving as a law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge J. Foy Guin, Jr., Northern District of Alabama, Jeff worked as in-house counsel to a Fortune 500 company for nine years. He has been in private corporate law practice since 1996.


Jeff has conducted technology-related business transactions, negotiated intellectual property matters, and developed technology-based evidence in trials and before environmental agencies and other agencies. He has provided consultation concerning a variety of environmental matters including site assessments, environmental audits, and responses to agency enforcement actions. He has managed $23 million in asset deals including sales of telecommunication businesses, a wholesale supply business, and a software business.


Jeff also provides advice and representation to employers in labor and employment matters, including Title VII, wage and hour laws, disability laws, compliance with executive orders, and employment policies and procedures.

Practice Groups

Corporate Transactions

General and Complex Litigation

Health Care

Labor and Employment

Regulatory Compliance and Government Relations


Bar Admissions

Alabama, 1984

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit



Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1984

University of Alabama, M.S., Engineering Science & Mechanics, 2007

Concentration in dynamics, research in analytical modeling of impact of fluid-filled bottles

University of Alabama at Birmingham, B.A., Political Science, 1981


Cases of Note

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers v. Best Rental Corporation et al. 2014 U.S. Dist. Lexis 28705 (M.D. Ala. Mar. 6, 2014)

Lankster v. AT&T, 2013, U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48641, (S.D. Ala. April 4, 2013)

Davis v. AT&T, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115421 (N.D. Ala. Aug. 16, 2012), aff’d 2013 U.S. App. Lexis 17733 (11th Cir. Aug. 26, 2013)

Self v. BellSouth Mobility, 700 F.3d 453 (11th Cir. 2012)

Wyatt v. BellSouth, 176 FRD 127 (M.D. Ala. 1988), aff’d 254 F.3d 1085 (11th Cir. 2001)

Wyatt v. BellSouth, 18 F. Supp. 2d 1324 (M.D. Ala. 1998), aff’d 254 F.3d 1085 (11th Cir. 2001)

Wyatt v. BellSouth, 998 F. Supp. 1303 (M.D. Ala. 1998), aff’d 254 F.3d 1085 (11th Cir. 2001)

Wyatt V. BellSouth, 757 So.2d 403 (Ala. 2000)

Self v. BellSouth Mobility, 111 F. Supp. 2d 1169 (N.D. Ala. 2000)

BellSouth Telecommunications v. ITC Deltacom, 190 FRD 693 (M.D. Ala. 1999)