Brian J. Malcom

Representing banks, lenders, financial institutions, and healthcare firms in litigation matters, Brian Malcom constantly seeks to insulate clients from liability, while minimizing the impact on their operations. Clients depend on Brian's analytic abilities to resolve commercial disputes related to financial products liability, contractual agreements, and other business issues. He is highly regarded for his enthusiasm and energy as well as his responsiveness and understanding of client's interests and goals.

His well-honed communication skills enable him to represent clients in a variety of forums. Brian focuses on the areas of:

  • Bond and warrant claims
  • Municipal bankruptcies and collection of obligations owed by governmental entities
  • Financial services
  • Commercial litigation
  • Healthcare 
  • Lien claims

He strives to keep the client's best interest foremost in mind and tailors his approach to their needs.

Brian is a member of Waller's Financial Services Industry Team.

Honors and Recognitions

Brian was profiled in 2017 by the Birmingham Business Journal as one of Birmingham's Rising Stars of Law. He was also named a Top Attorney for Banking Law in 2018 in Birmingham Magazine's annual peer-reviewed survey of more than 4,000 members of the Birmingham Bar Association.  Additionally, Super Lawyers has recognized Brian as a Rising Star since 2014.


  • Associate Counsel representing an indenture trustee in connection with complex litigation against Jefferson County, Alabama involving multiple lawsuits, complex financial services and litigation  involving billions of dollars over several years
  • Associate Counsel representing a national investor-owned healthcare operator in a unique piece of litigation – a contract-related dispute


Prior Affiliations

  • Summer Clerk, U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions


  • J.D., cum laude, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, 2008
    • Editor - Cumberland Law Review
    • Birmingham Bar Association Scholarship
    • Class of 1994 - Brad Bishop Scholarship
    • School of Law Scholarship
  • B.A. and B.S., magna cum laude, University of Georgia, Political Science and Psychology, 2005
    • Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society
    • Psi Chi National Honor Society


Legal Services

Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama
  • Georgia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts, All Districts of Alabama
  • U.S. District Courts, All Districts of Georgia
  • Alabama, All State Courts
  • Georgia, All State Courts

Up Close

When not practicing law, Brian follows current events, politics and government. His interest in government started when he was a law clerk for U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions. Brian enjoys golfing (when it’s warm), jogging and being outdoors. His wife, Brooke, is also an attorney and they have two children, Henry and Julia.