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Kerry P. McInerney

Tel: 205-930-5388
Fax: 205-212-3877
Teresa Mauterer

Kerry represents businesses in civil litigation, including lender liability cases with a particular emphasis in class action lawsuits and complex civil litigation. As co-chair of the Mortgage Litigation Group, Kerry defends servicers against claims of consumer fraud and statutory violations of consumer lending, consumer finance and wrongful foreclosures.

  • Co-Chair, Mortgage Litigation Group
  • Defends mortgage lenders against claims of statutory violations of TILA, FDCPA, FCRA, FACTA and RESPA
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    • 2010 Commercial Litigation Seminar, chair
    • Commercial Litigation Committee, national marketing chair
    • Executive Committee
    • Steering Committee
    • National Membership Chair
  • Birmingham Business Journal's, Top 40 Under 40 Business Professionals, 2010
  • Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorney, Business Litigation, 2009
  • Birmingham, Alabama and American Bar Associations


  • Cumberland School of Law
    JD, cum laude, 1998
  • Birmingham Southern College
    BA, 1992
  • Wayne State University
    MA, summa cum laude, 1994

Additional Accolades

Cumberland School of Law

  • Cumberland Law Review
  • Robert B. Donworth Appellate Advocacy Competition winner



  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, North Central Alabama Affiliate, Executive Committee, board of directors
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Alabama Chapter, Tiffany Leadership Award, 2004
  • Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, Project Corporate Leadership, 2001
  • Shelby Humane Society, former general counsel and board member

  • Speaker, “Litigation Review – New & Significant Cases”, USFN Legal Issues, 2010
  • Speaker, “Insights into Preventing and Managing Mortgage and Lending Litigation,” ACI Residential Mortgage Forum, 2009
  • Speaker, “Hot Topics: Mortgage Litigation and Case Law,” Mortgage Servicing Academy educational seminar, Simi Valley, 2009
  • Speaker, “Hot Topics in Class Action Damages,” DRI: The Voice of the Defense Bar, 2009
  • Speaker, “FDCPA & Other Consumer Protection Statutes,” Client Educational Training Seminar, Austin, 2008
  • Speaker, “Hot Topics: New Cases & Class Actions,” USFN Legal Issues, 2008
  • Speaker, “FDCPA & Class Actions,” USFN Legal Issues, 2007
  • Speaker, "E-Discovery: Roll With The Changes," Alabama Chapter of Association of Corporate Counsel, 2007
  • Speaker, “Finding the Fairness: The Class Action Fairness Act,” USFN Legal Issues, 2006
  • Speaker, “The Art of Persuasion: Using Acting Techniques to Turn Your Net Argument Into A Command Performance,” DRI: The Voice of the Defense Bar, 2006
  • Speaker, "Paperless Tiger: Law Firm Technology for the 21st Century," DRI Annual Meeting, 2006
  • Speaker, "Enforcing Covenants Not to Compete in Alabama," CLE By The Hour, 1999

Sirote Opens Office in Fort Lauderdale - 5/22/2013

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Sirote Receives 2011 "USFN Award of Excellence" - 10/28/2011

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Kerry McInerney Recognized for Writing and Publishing Excellence - 10/29/2010

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Sirote Receives 2010 USFN Award of Excellence - 10/11/2010

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Kerry McInerney named as "Top 40 Under 40" - 3/1/2010

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Birmingham Magazine Recognizes 17 From Sirote As Top Attorneys - 3/10/2009

Birmingham law firm, Sirote & Permutt, is pleased to announce that 17 attorneys from the firm were selected by their peers for inclusion in the list of “Top Attorneys” published in Birmingham Magazine. Read More