Paul B. Seeley
Businesses & Corporations
Commercial & Industrial Real Estate
Real Estate Disputes
Real Estate Financing
Mr. Seeley practices real estate law, banking law, and business law.
In the real estate area, Mr. Seeley prepares documentation for ground leases, commercial leases, real estate sales agreements, options to purchase, and vacation of roadways and easements; and represents purchasers of commercial real estate. He not only participates in the negotiation and drafting of leases, but also in litigation under those leases requiring eviction of the tenants.
In the banking law area, Mr. Seeley represents various banks in commercial-loan transactions, ranging from Small Business Administration (SBA) loans, construction loans, revolving lines of credit, equipment guidance lines of credit, and revolving-floor-plan lines of credit to asset-based loans secured by various types of collateral. In addition, he represents lenders in foreclosures and litigation of mechanics liens.
In the business law area, Mr. Seeley prepares asset purchase agreements, representing both buyers and sellers of various businesses from medical practices and machine shops to computer manufacturing companies. He prepares stock-purchase agreements, shareholder agreements, and private placement offerings of stock. Mr. Seeley provides general representation for both limited liability companies (LLCs) and corporations and participates in the dissolution of corporations.
Mr. Seeley also assists in the formation of nonprofit corporations and in arranging tax-free exchanges under § 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).
Honors and Awards
- Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2020, Mr. Seeley is recognized in the area of real estate law.
- For 2022, Best Lawyers named Mr. Seeley as Lawyer of the Year for real estate law.
- American Bar Association
- Alabama Bar Association
- Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
- J.D., 1991, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Hugo L. Black Scholar
Order of the Coif
Farrah Law Society
Member, Alabama Law Review, 1990-1991
- B.S., cum laude, 1988, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Phi Beta Kappa
Golden Key National Honor Society
Phi Kappa Phi
- United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
- All Alabama state courts