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For over a century the law firm of Rushton, Stakely, Johnston & Garrett, P.A., has been a highly respected leader of the legal community in Alabama. Founded in 1890, today it is a firm composed of lawyers emphasizing many important areas of legal practice. RSJ&G represents a broad spectrum of local, regional, national, and international businesses. The Firm advocates the causes of its clients in all federal and state courts, before government agencies, and in corporate boardrooms. The Firm is generally recognized as one of the premier defense law firms in Alabama.

The Firm's active and successful trial practice is conducted on a statewide basis by trial attorneys skilled and experienced in virtually all areas of civil litigation. Several RSJ&G members have been recognized for their trial skills by being selected as Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers. The Firm's litigators have vast experience in personal injury, insurance, general insurance defense, professional malpractice for physicians, accountants, attorneys, and other professional groups, antitrust, business and shareholder disputes, products liability, fraud, media legislation, employment, health care and environmental cases. The firm litigation practice has for decades been centered upon the defense of clients against a variety of tort and contract claims.

The Firm's corporate, business, tax, and real estate attorneys have efficiently and expertly represented major national, regional and local companies in mergers and acquisitions, securities matters and stock and bond financings, commercial real estate and title work, tax planning and controversies, and estate planning. The Firm has clients in both the public and private sectors.

Rushton, Stakely, Johnston & Garrett, P.A. is now in its second century of providing legal services to clients in Alabama and around the world. Its attorneys are innovative and remain abreast of the rapid changes occurring in each area of practice. The Firm is committed to providing excellent cost-efficient legal services to its ever-growing family of clients.


Rushton, Stakely, Johnston & Garrett is metro ranked in 17 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Montgomery, AL
Tier 1 for Insurance Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Health Care
Tier 1 for Litigation - Insurance
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
Tier 1 for Litigation and Controversy - Tax


Metro Rankings

Montgomery, AL
Tier 1 for Insurance Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Health Care
Tier 1 for Litigation - Insurance
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
Tier 1 for Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 1 for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
Tier 1 for Tax Law
Tier 1 for Trusts and Estates
Tier 2 for Bet-the-Company Litigation
Tier 2 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 2 for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tier 2 for Litigation - Banking and Finance
Tier 2 for Litigation - Real Estate
Tier 2 for Public Finance Law

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.
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Main Location

Montgomery, AL
184 Commerce Street
P.O. Box 270
Montgomery, AL 36101-0270
United States
334-834-8480 Call our Montgomery, AL location at 334-834-8480 Get Directions Get directions to our Montgomery, AL location
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