Tabor is a partner at Starnes Davis Florie and currently serves as Chairman of the firm's recruiting committee.
Tabor has worked on a variety of litigation matters, concentrating on complex, high-risk litigation. He has represented both regional and national companies, including major financial institutions in both federal and state court. He has also represented Fortune 500 companies in a variety of litigation and has represented the University of Alabama in a variety of high-profile litigation. In addition, Tabor routinely represents attorneys and law firms in complex professional negligence cases.
*Successfully represented UAB and the UAB Research Foundation in an intellectual property dispute relating to a universal control system for electrosurgical devices.
*Obtained summary judgment for a lawyer and law firm on a third party complaint of fraud and indemnification relating to a construction loan and real estate development.
*Represented KKR in two separate matters relating to the leveraged recapitalization of the Bruno's grocery store chain.
*Routinely provides advice to NCAA member institutions relating to compliance with, interpretations of, and changes in NCAA rules and regulations.
*Conducts comprehensive investigations for NCAA member institutions arising from any potential violations of NCAA rules.
*Currently representing a lawyer and law firm in a federal securities fraud case arising from a real estate transaction involving multiple entities.
*Currently representing a lawyer and law firm in a professional negligence and state law securities fraud case relating to two separate condominium developments on the Gulf Coast.
*Currently representing a lawyer in a multi-count complaint arising from a complex real estate transaction in Baldwin County, Alabama.
*Successfully represented GE Capital Corporation in obtaining a judgment a debtor in federal court and setting up a court-ordered receivership to protect and preserve GECC's interests in its collateral.
* Represented the University of Alabama in Huntsville in an intellectual property dispute over PEGylation technology and helped UAH obtain a $25 million settlement.
* Represented UAB and the UAB Research Foundation in a patent dispute relating to antiviral compounds used to treat Hepatitis B and helped UAB obtain a settlement with a minimum value of $15 million.
Honors And Awards
Tabor has been named a Super Lawyer for the state of Alabama in the 2014 - 2016 editions of Mid-South Super Lawyers® magazine and was named a Rising Star for the state of Alabama by the 2012 - 2013 editions of Alabama Super Lawyers® magazine.
* General Elec. Capital Corp. v. Emergystat, Inc., 2009 WL 4465245 (N.D.Ala. 2009).
* The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama v. Nektar Therapeutics, Inc., 2005 WL 2335714 (N.D. Ala. 2005).