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  • The University of Alabama School of Law
    JD, 1982

  • The University of Alabama
    BA, cum laude, 1978
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  • US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • US District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
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  • US District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
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Richard Wright
Partner
Suite 1200
RSA Battle House Tower
11 N Water St
Mobile, AL 36602
251.439.7573 tel
251.433.4106 fax

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Richard Wright is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. He advises financial services providers on a broad range of matters.

Richard has over 36 years of experience representing financial institutions in commercial loan transactions, commercial collection and foreclosure, bankruptcy, workouts, and loan restructurings. Richard has represented lenders, investors, and sellers in multimillion-dollar real estate transactions throughout the southeastern and gulf coast states. 

A significant portion of Richard’s practice has involved advising regional and community banks in matters concerning bank operations, loan participations, loan documentation compliance with Alabama law, and bank regulatory matters, particularly those regarding impaired and special assets. Richard represents banks in the evaluation and defense of claims brought by borrowers and has both brought and defended title insurance and foreclosure redemption claims.

Prior to private practice, Richard served as a law clerk to Judge Edwin Breland of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

Noteworthy

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law; Litigation – Banking and Finance; and Real Estate Law (listed annually since 2007)
  • Best Lawyers®, "Lawyer of the Year," Real Estate Law, Mobile, Alabama (2019); Litigation – Banking and Finance, Mobile, Alabama (2018); Banking and Finance Law, Mobile, Alabama (2013)
  • Chambers USA, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (annually since 2008); Banking & Finance (2008-2010)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell

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  • Alabama State Bar
  • Mobile Bar Association