In 2004, Oscar Price joined Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, L.L.C. He practices in the areas of construction and general business law. He has a wide variety of experience in the construction field, and in addition to his management experience has represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and bonding companies.
Mr. Price is a native of Birmingham and was born in 1955. Mr. Price received his B.A. in English from the University of Alabama in 1977. He received his law degree in 1980 from Vanderbilt University. Following graduation, Mr. Price served one year as the law clerk for United States Magistrate Judge Edwin Nelson. From 1981 to 1987, he practiced law with the Rust Engineering Company and Rust International Corporation where his practice included the preparation and negotiation of engineering and construction contracts and related documents. He also supervised the litigation and resolution of construction claims, disputes, and litigation.
From 1987 to 2000, Mr. Price practiced corporate and construction law, among other areas, with the Birmingham firm of Johnston, Barton, Procter & Powell. His practice included reviewing, modifying, and negotiating construction documents (including AIA documents); prosecuting and defending construction claims; and litigating other construction-related matters. From 2000 to 2004, he was the president of All-South Subcontractors, Inc., a specialty contractor that provided commercial and industrial contracting and subcontracting throughout the southeastern United States. Its services included roofing, lightweight-insulating- concrete roofdecks, and spray-applied fireproofing.
While at All-South, he served as a director of the National Roofing Contractors Association, a director of the National Roofing Legal Resource Center, and an officer and director of the Associated Builders and Contractors - Alabama. He has served as a speaker on construction law at continuing education seminars and industry meetings.
Mr. Price has served on the boards of a number of civic, charitable, and religious organizations including the Grace House, Young Business Leaders, Re-Entry Ministries, the City of Mountain Brook Board of Zoning Adjustment, and the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry (Division 12) Task Force on AIA Document Revisions. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar, the Birmingham Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama.
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, J.D. 1980
University of Alabama, B.A., English, 1977
The Rust Engineering Company/Rust International Corporation, Counsel 1981-1987
Johnston Barton Proctor & Powell, LLP, Associate 1987-1990, Partner 1990-2000
All-South Subcontractors, Inc., President 2000-2004