Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner Beau Byrd has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA). The organization focuses on improving and reforming laws and procedures affecting commercial real estate finance transactions and raising the level of professional responsibility of practicing lawyers in the industry.
“The firm congratulates Beau on his election as a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “This honor is a reflection of his accomplishments in commercial real estate law.”
AMCA Fellows have distinguished themselves as practitioners in the field of real estate mortgages through engaging in bar association activities, lecturing, authoring articles and program materials, participating in the legislative process, and writing briefs and arguing cases that are significant to mortgage transactions.
Mr. Byrd represents financial institutions, developers, and owners in a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions, including New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC), senior housing, retail, office, and multi-family matters. He is the past president of the Alabama Chapter of the NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association) and is the former chairperson of the Real Property, Probate, and Estate Section of the Alabama State Bar. He also is an adjunct professor at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University and has been an adjunct professor at The University of Alabama School of Law. He serves as a member of the Leadership Council of the Alabama Center of Real Estate at The University of Alabama and a member of the Professional Advisory Board of Auburn University's Masters of Real Estate Development program.
Mr. Byrd earned his J.D. from Cumberland School of Law and also has a B.S. from Auburn University.