Robert B. McGinley, Jr.

Robert. B. McGinley, Jr.

McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge
11 North Water Street, 13th Floor
Battle House Tower
Post Office Box 350 (36601)
Mobile, Alabama 36602

Phone: (251) 432-5300
Fax: (251) 432-5303
Direct Dial: (251)-544-8854



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  • Alabama Super Lawyers - Banking 2021


  • University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2000, cum laude
  • Alabama Law Review
  • Elected Chief Justice, Honor Court
  • Bench and Bar Honor Society
  • Washington & Lee University, Bachelor of Arts, Williams School of Commerce, 1995


Robert B. McGinley, Jr.

Mr. McGinley’s business interest has been honed since his undergraduate days at Washington & Lee, where his chosen curriculum included an emphasis on economics and finance. Those skills propelled him to an in-house position with an internet business directly after law school and have been refined with years of experience representing the interests of businesses in a variety of transactions.

    Significant transactions in 2017 include:

      Significant transactions in 2016 include:

      • Represented borrowers and banks in over $300,000,000 of real estate and asset-backed loans, including:
        • A $130,000,000 line of credit to a local fiber optic cable company.
        • Nearly $20,000,000 in loans to a local industrial tank manufacturer.
        • Over $5,000,000 in loans to a regional boat dealership
        • Approximately $20,000,000 in loans to a regional commercial trucking company.
      • Represented various businesses in multi-million dollar tax valuation disputes with the Mobile County Board of Equalization.
      • Represented physician practices in the sale of partnership interests and the establishment of new practices.
      • Represented various parties advising the sale and/or purchase of real estate, business assets and other commercial interests.
      • Represents companies in various collection matters including commercial foreclosures and vessel seizures.

      Mr. McGinley seeks to offer each client high-quality and efficient services suitable to the size and scope of each transaction or case. He is married to a former attorney, and together they are parents to two daughters and a son. The McGinleys are members of Dauphin Way United Methodist Church.

      • Alabama State Bar
      • Mobile Bar Association
      • State Bar of Georgia
      • Mississippi Bar Association
      • Founding Director of the MAEF Public Charter Schools, Inc.
        • Approved as first Charter School in Alabama.
        • Opened September 2017.
        • Focuses on educating over-age and under accredited students/recent dropouts.
      • Established Friends of the Saenger
        • Founding Member, 2015
      • Mobile Area Education Foundation
        • Board of Directors, 2009-2016
      • Mobile Symphony Orchestra
        • Board of Directors, 2012-present
      • Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
        • Board of Advisors, 2008-2015
      • Washington & Lee Alumni Association
        • President, Mobile Chapter, 2012-2014
      • Leadership Mobile
        • Graduate, Class of 2012