General Information

Year founded: 1897
This is the year the firm (or its earliest predecessor entity) was founded.
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Johnstone Adams, LLC is committed to providing its clients with the full range of services necessary to meet their legal needs. Our lawyers develop and maintain the knowledge and experience to provide top notch legal representation consistent with the needs of our clients, both as to time and expense.

Johnstone Adams, LLC specializes in the following practice areas:

  • Banking, Finance & Creditors' Rights
  • Business and Corporate including Business Dispute and Shareholder Rights Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment, Labor and Workers' Compensation Law (Employer)
  • ERISA, Tax, Trusts & Estates
  • Guardian and Conservatorships
  • Health Care including Mental Health
  • Immigration including Employment, Family, and I-9 Compliance
  • Insurance Litigation: (1) Defense: Construction & Completed Operations; Major Claims & Professional Liability; (2) Coverage and Regulatory: Agency, Commercial, Fidelity, Personal lines & Title
  • Real Estate including Conveyancing, Environmental & Zoning
  • Real Estate Litigation, including Conveyancing, Lien Priorities & Titles

For more than a century Johnstone Adams, LLC has strived to improve upon how we deliver legal services to our clients in this ever changing economic climate.


Johnstone Adams LLC is metro ranked in 9 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Mobile, AL
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for Labor Law - Management
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
Tier 1 for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
Tier 2 for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Select Clients

  • AAA United States, Inc.
  • Altapointe Health Systems
  • Auto-Owners Insurance
  • Bagby and Russell Electric Company, Inc.
  • Bank Five Nine
  • Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC
  • Clarke County Helath Care Authority
  • Infirmary Health System
  • Millenium Risk Managers
  • Mobile County
  • Mobile Infirmary Medical Center
  • Old Rep. Nat'l Tit. Ins. Co./MS Valley Tit. Ins. Co.
  • PNC Bank
  • Regions Bank
  • Robert J. Baggett, Inc.
  • Standard Furniture Manufaturing Company, LLC
  • Triad Financial Services, Inc.
  • Trustmark Bank
  • Volkert, Inc.


Metro Rankings

Mobile, AL
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for Labor Law - Management
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
Tier 1 for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
Tier 2 for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tier 2 for Health Care Law
Tier 2 for Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Tier 2 for Tax Law
Tier 3 for Litigation - Construction

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Certificate of Need
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Elder Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Hospitals
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Medical Staff Law
  • Mental Health
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Client Comments

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Male: 6
Female: 1
Of Counsel (but not partners)
Male: 4
Female: 1
Attorney Management / Department Heads
Male: 3
Female: 1
Female: 2
Non-Legal Employees
Male: 3
Female: 7
Black / African American: 1


Awards are self-reported by firms and are not verified by the Best Law Firms rankings.
  • Go-To Law Firm at Top 500 Cos.

Main Location

Mobile, AL
One St. Louis Centre, Suite 4000
One Saint Louis Street
P.O. Box 1988
Mobile, AL 36633-1988
United States
251-319-4659 Call our Mobile, AL location at 251-319-4659 Get Directions Get directions to our Mobile, AL location

Management and Personnel

Member, Executive Committee
Lawrence J. Seiter
Member, Executive Committee
Jessica Welch
Chariman, Executive Committee
Rick La Trace


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