Frederick M. Garfield


Frederick M. Garfield




Fred practices commercial and consumer bankruptcy law and also represents clients in the areas of commercial litigation and related areas of general civil practice.

Fred is a U.S. Army Veteran, having served 2 years on active duty. He was honorably discharged from the Army in 1974. He has been a speaker at numerous seminars on bankruptcy. He was also selected as one of Birmingham’s top bankruptcy lawyers by Birmingham magazine in 2009 and 2012. Fred is a former Law Clerk to Judges Stephen Coleman and Clifford Fulford, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama. He is a member of the Birmingham Bar Association (member, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section) and the Alabama State Bar (member, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section).


  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • Alabama State Bar


  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, 1986
  • B.A., King College, 1977