Joe FitzGerald becomes associate of firm
On April 21, 2017, the firm welcomed Joe FitzGerald as a new associate. In May 2016, Mr. FitzGerald received his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he served as editor of the Journal of the Legal Profession. In 2005, he received his B.B.A. from the University of Montevallo. Before coming to work for Lanier Ford, he was a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch and a U.S. Army Green Beret, with service in Iraq and Qatar. He is currently a special forces company commander in the Alabama Army National Guard with the rank of major.
In his law practice, Mr. FitzGerald focuses on business and corporate law, especially corporate transactions. He works on legal matters involving contract review, asset purchase agreements, and mergers and acquisitions. He also assists clients in structuring transactions that facilitate business growth and development.