Inge Selden’s practice focuses primarily on complex civil litigation, concentrating in the defense of financial institutions in state and federal court, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. He has defended brokerage firms throughout the country against claims asserted in arbitration by customers or by former employees.

Inge has also defended a significant number of companies and individuals in securities class action litigation, including the representation of a major brokerage firm in a federal securities class action which was tried to a successful conclusion in the Middle District of Tennessee.

Awards & Accolades

  • Selected to the list of Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent lawyers
  • Included in the list of the Best Lawyers in America®, 2007-2024
  • Received the Best Lawyers in America®, "Lawyer of the Year" award for Securities Regulation in Birmingham,  2016-2017, 2020-2021
  • Received the Best Lawyers in America®, "Lawyer of the Year" award for Arbitration,  2023
  • Selected to the list of Mid-South Super Lawyers, Securities Litigation and Business Litigation, 2009-2018
  • Recognized in the list of theBirmingham Business Journal's “Best of Bar,” Securities Litigation, 2006
  • Recognized in the list of the Birmingham Business Journal's "Who's Who in Law", 2014-2016

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Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Alabama State Bar Association
  • Member, Birmingham Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Council of the ABA Litigation Section, 2002-2005
      • Former co-chair of the Litigation Section's Securities Litigation Committee
  • Member, Compliance & Legal Division, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1979
  • University of Virginia, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1975


  • Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • 2024 Best Lawyers
  • 2019 Best Lawyers
  • 2018 Best Lawyers
  • 2018 Super Lawyers
  • 2017 Best Lawyers
  • 2017 Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers - Inge Selden
  • 2016 Super Lawyers
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