Lawyer Profile

Law School - Samford University Cumberland School of Law

Bar Admission - 9/28/1984

Law Office Locations: Birmingham

Geographic Areas Served: All Counties in Alabama

Jeff Holmes

Harbuck Keith & Holmes, LLC

3595 Grandview Parkway, Suite 400

Birmingham, AL 35243

Phone: 205-403-5713


Jeffrey E. Holmes is a member of the Litigation and Labor & Employment practice groups.

Areas of Practice:
Labor & Employment

United States District Courts for the Northern,  
     Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama
United States Court of Appeals for the
     Eleventh Circuit

Alabama Bar Association
Birmingham Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Bar Association Science & Technology Law, Litigation, and Public Utility, Communications, and Transportation Law Sections
Capstone Engineering Society – University of Alabama
American Society for Engineering Education


The University of Alabama, M.S. Engineering Science & Mechanics, 2007
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, B.A., 1981
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D., 1984

While in private practice, Jeff Holmes was motivated by the prevalence of technology issues in his practice to pursue an engineering degree. Mr. Holmes obtained a Master of Science in Engineering Science and Mechanics from University of Alabama. The degree requirements centered on graduate studies in solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, and dynamics. His concentration was in dynamics, and his culminating research event was an analytical evaluation of the mechanics of a dropped fluid filled bottle.

Law clerk U.S. District Judge J. Foy Guin, Jr. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama


Jeff Holmes' legal career is broad and expansive. For over 27 years, Jeff Holmes has represented clients in federal and state courts, before arbitrators, regulatory agencies, in contractual negotiations, and as an adviser to businesses in a variety of legal matters.

After attending law school on scholarship and graduating in the top 12% of his class, Jeff Holmes began his legal career as a law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge J. Foy Guin, Jr., Northern District of Alabama. He has been in–house counsel to a Fortune 500 company handling litigation, regulatory, and environmental matters.

In private practice, Jeff’s experience includes litigation of intellectual property, regulatory, environmental, commercial, personal injury and employment cases. Mr. Holmes has experience in both individual and class actions. Jeff also has transactional experience. Jeff Holmes has worked on business transactions involving the transfer of business properties totaling over $23 million.

Jeff’s in–house counsel experience and the broad scope of his practice also has afforded him opportunities to serve businesses in need of broad general representation as an alternative to increasing internal staffing.

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