Albert Copeland is an associate based in Birmingham, Alabama, who focuses his practice on representing high net-worth, ultra-high-net-worth, and institutional investors in large and complex securities matters in Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrations. Albert is an active member of the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (PIABA), which is an international bar association whose members represent investors in disputes with the securities industry. He currently serves as co-chair of PIABA’s Young Member Section, and he joins the association in its mission to advocate for equal access to justice for investors and to promote fairness in the rules governing dispute resolution for investor claims against securities and commodities brokerage firms, registered investment advisory firms, and their associated representatives.
Albert received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2018. Before law school, Albert worked at an economic and legal consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. In this role, he audited thousands of asbestos tort claims filed against asbestos bankruptcy trusts for evidence of fraud and misrepresentation. Albert also served in a communications role in The General Motors Ignition Switch Settlement Fund where he worked with law firms, pro se claimants, and consultants in the processing, review, and payment of economic and non-economic loss claims filed by victims injured by the automobile manufacturer’s product defects.