Member Profile

R. Bruce Barze, Jr.

Mr. R. Bruce Barze, Jr.

Barze Taylor Noles Lowther LLC
2204 Lakeshore Drive
Suite 425
Birmingham, AL 35209

Phone: 205-872-1032
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Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Drug & Medical Device
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts & Environmental Law

Positions Held

  • AL State Chair: 2017-
  • Class of 2024

Meetings Attended

  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2013

Practice and Personal Background

Bruce is a technology-oriented trial lawyer with a national practice. He has litigated matters in 20 states and Canada and has substantial experience handling business, insurance, and environmental litigation, as well as the defense of high-stakes personal injury and wrongful death cases. He also handles a variety of insurance coverage matters and risk management issues, ranging from coverage opinions and analyses to all types of coverage litigation. A high premium is placed on providing excellent client satisfaction, problem solving, and preemptive legal work. Bruce is a Past President of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, served on the Board of Directors of DRI, and was a faculty member at the 2014 IADC Trial Academy at Stanford Law School. He is a listed individual in Chambers USA and is included in The Best Lawyers in America in the following categories: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Environmental Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation. Bruce also has been listed for many years in Alabama/MidSouth Super Lawyers and is recognized as a Local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation.

Firm Description

Advocates. Advisors. Counselors. And, when necessary, the trial attorneys you want sitting next to you – whether you are in Birmingham, Alabama, Boston, Massachusetts, or Baroda, India. We are graduates of top undergraduate universities and law schools, with, collectively, over one hundred years of legal work between us, representing clients ranging from small towns to international insurance conglomerates, and from family-owned businesses to major industrial manufacturers. We have a synergistic legal practice focused on litigation, insurance coverage issues, and environmental challenges and opportunities. We’ve been recognized by peers in The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Mid-South Super Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation, and other, similar publications. We have an implacable commitment to represent clients zealously, ethically, and honorably, to tell hard truths, to return phone calls, and keep a sense of humor day in and day out. That's us. That’s BTNL.

About ADTA

An ADTA prime membership is, in essence, a statement of the high regard in which defense trial attorneys are held by his or her peers in the defense trial bar of their city and state or province.