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Sirote Attorney Donald M. Wright named 2018 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation - Bankruptcy in the Birmingham area

September 1, 2017

Sirote Attorney Donald M. Wright was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2018 "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation - Bankruptcy in the Birmingham area.


Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.


Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity. 


In addition to the "Lawyer of the Year" award, Donald M. Wright was also listed in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas:

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.


Don Wright currently chairs the firm’s Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Group. Don has also represented creditors, trustees, committees and debtors in complex bankruptcy proceedings for more than 30 years. He has handled a wide variety of commercial litigation matters in state and federal court in addition to handling multiple other creditors’ rights / creditor liability issues. Don is the current President of the Board of Directors for the MidSouth Commercial Law Institute where he is the first non-Tennessee attorney/judge President of the MSCLI. Don is also the current Chair-Elect for the Board of Directors of the Law Firm Alliance, a strategic and international network of select member law firms, of which network, Sirote & Permutt is the sole Alabama member. Don graduated with his J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law and received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Tennessee Technological University. Don also served over six years of active duty in the United States Army.

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