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Steve Heninger graduated from the University of Illinois in 1972 where he was a member of the track team. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army for two years as a prosecutor before enrolling in law school at the completion of his tour of duty. Steve graduated from the Cumberland School of Law (summa cum laude) in 1977. He then served as a law clerk to the Honorable James Hancock in the Northern District of Alabama before beginning his practice as a trial attorney. Steve has served as the President of the Birmingham Bar Association (1998), President of the Alabama Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and as a member of the Alabama Supreme Court Advisory Committee on appellate practice for the past fifteen years. Steve is a frequent lecturer and teacher for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, teaching at such places as Harvard School of Law, Stanford, Georgetown, University of Wisconsin, University of Miami, and University of New Mexico. He has been listed in Woodward & Whites “Best Lawyers in America” for the past ten years, and he has tried eighteen cases resulting in verdicts over seven figures. He recently was inducted into the Alabama Law Foundation, which limits its invitations to the top one percent of the Bar in Alabama.  Additionally, Steve has been selected in the top 10 lawyers in Alabama by Superlawyers for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  2. Trademark: 20%
  3. Copyright: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Intellectual Property: 20%

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Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC

2224 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL, 35203


ALAuthorized to practice law197707/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 in AlabamaSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Birmingham Bar AssociationPast PresidentN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Alabama State BarMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Alabama Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
International Society of BarristersMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Alabama Trial Lawyers JournalWhat is Outrage?2001
The Alabama LawyerA Practitioner's Guide to Alabama's Tort of Bad Faith1996
Alabama Trial Lawyers JournalClosing Argument1996
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaCreative Demonstrative Evidence1995
Alabama Trial Lawyers JournalDemonstrative Evidence: Sensual Involvement1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of IllinoisN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972