Jonathan M. Lieb

While representing clients across several areas of the law, Mr. Lieb has accumulated diverse experience applicable to a variety of types of litigation with a focus on construction. He regularly represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors & design professionals in matters ranging from contract negotiations to litigating complex construction defect cases. He is well versed in lien rights, payment/performance bond claims, and other matters relating to payment disputes. He has significant experience in assisting clients with OSHA investigations.


Mr. Lieb also regularly defends motor carriers and their drivers in cases involving catastrophic injuries and fatalities.

Mr. Lieb also has significant experience in professional liability, insurance defense, transportation, personal injury, maritime, and commercial litigation. He is admitted to practice in Alabama and Mississippi.

Mr. Lieb’s approach to serving clients well hinges on working to resolve each case with efficiency and attention to detail. He is from Fairhope, Alabama, and is married with two sons.

  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2006
  • Member, American Journal of Trial Advocacy
  • Auburn University, Bachelor of Science, Finance, 2003
Professional awards, honors, and distinctions
  • Named "Rising Star" by Alabama Super Lawyers (2011-2021)
  • AV Preeminent ®, Martindale-Hubbell ®

Professional civic and charitable organizations

ALFA International

Construction Practice Group Transportation Practice Group

Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC)


Mobile County Bar Association


Baldwin County Bar Association


Alabama State Bar Association


Mississippi Bar Association


Educational legal seminar presentations and lectures

Mr. Lieb focuses on what he knows. Explore his published work and seminars.

Published works
  • “Supreme Court Extends Brooke Group ‘Predatory-Pricing’ Test to Apply to Claims of ‘Predatory-Bidding,'” The Voice, March 7, 2007.

  • “United States of America v. Jeffrey Stein, et al. More Fallout From the Thompson Memorandum,” The Voice, August 1, 2007.

  • Bad Faith Law in Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, 2009

  • Effective Document Management, ALFA Construction, 2016

  • “Did You Just Say Three Million Documents? Best Practices for Managing (and Making Sense of) Truckloads of Information.” ALFA International Construction Practice Group Seminar, 2016.

  • “KEEPMEAWAKE: Recent Developments in the Screening, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Monitoring of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.” ALFA Internation Transportation Group Seminar, 2017.

  • “Tips & Tricks for the Efficient Handling of Construction Defect Claims.” ALFA International Construction Practice Group Seminar, 2018.

  • “Adjoining Landowner Liability ” ALFA International Construction Practice Group Seminar, 2022.

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