Howard P. Walthall

Leslie S. Wright Professor of Law


Cumberland School of Law
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Dr.
Birmingham, AL 35229

A.B., magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1964

LL.B., Harvard University Law School, 1967

Practice experience: Associate and partner, Berkowitz, Lefkovitz, Isom & Kushner, Birmingham, 1967-75

Joined Cumberland faculty: 1975

Teaching and research interests: State constitutional law, state and local taxation, commercial law, bankruptcy, business organizations

  • Director, Cumberland State Constitutional Law Project
  • Currently co-writing Alabama's Supreme Court and Legal Institutions: A History
  • Co-author, From Maverick to Mainstream: Cumberland School of Law, 1847-1997 (University of Georgia Press, 1997), with Cumberland Professor David J. Langum.
  • Fellow, Alabama Law Institute; reporter, Business Entities Committee.
  • Member, American Law Institute and its Consultative Groups on Restatement of Agency and Restatement of Restitution. Member, American Bar Association Business Law Section and its committees on consumer bankruptcy and partnerships.
  • Visiting Professor, University of Tennessee School of Law, summer 1999 and 2000.


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