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I most admire and respect my wife, daughters and grandchildren for keeping me grounded regardless of how busy or important I think I might be.

Victor Lott, Jr. has more than 40 years of experience negotiating transactions. He represents clients in the purchase and sale of businesses and assets, venture capital financing (debt and equity), corporate governance and structuring, mezzanine finance, asset-based lending, real estate development and finance and lender representation. Vic advises on complex transactions, including large institutional multi-state timberland transactions. He is one of the best-known forestry attorneys in the country and is known as a deal closer.

Vic has closed transactions valued well in excess of $1 billion a year in the aggregate, particularly in heavy manufacturing, resort development, telecom asset acquisition, asset acquisition in “stalking horse” transactions, financings by oil and gas trading entities and major timberland purchases and financings.

Vic served as Chair of the Executive Committee at Adams and Reese.


  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1975
  • University of the South, B.A., 1972

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama

Community Involvement

He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Dauphin Island Foundation, the Board of Trustees for the UMS-Wright Foundation, the President’s Cabinet for the University of Alabama, and as immediate Past Chair of the Mobile Arts and Sports Association, Inc. Senior Bowl.


Vic has been named to Best Lawyers® in Corporate Law, International Mergers & Acquisitions, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation, Timber Law, and to Alabama Super Lawyers® (by Thomson Reuters) Business/Corporate Law 2009-2012. He was named Alabama Pro Bono Attorney of the Year in 1998.

Vic has been named Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year in Mobile three times, including: Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2020; Corporate Law, 2022; and Corporate Law, 2024.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Vic served as President of the Alabama State Bar and as Chair of the Alabama Disciplinary Commission, building a strong network and supporting professional responsibility and practice development among attorneys and judges across the state. He also served as Vice Chair of Membership for the Forestry Resources Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources.