Kris represents Gulf Coast businesses in both transactional and litigation matters and often serves as outside general counsel for his clients. Kris has extensive experience representing real estate developers, commercial landlords, tenants, and investors in leasing, purchases and sales, financing, and real property disputes. He also focuses his practice on the Gulf Coast hospitality industry, including franchise regulatory matters, transactions, and disputes, intellectual property prosecution and enforcement, tort liability, advertising, regulatory, and employment matters. His corporate law practice involves representation of individuals and entities in the formation and ongoing operation of businesses including sales, acquisitions, franchising, and expansion. His widely varied litigation experience has involved patents, trademarks, copyrights, product liability, franchising, timeshares, real estate sales, premises liability, Title VII, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, and commercial matters. Prior to founding Yates Anderson, Kris was a partner at Clark Partington, served as general counsel for one of Alabama’s most successful commercial real estate developers, practiced with the law firm Baker Donelson in Birmingham, Alabama, and clerked at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. He is licensed to practice in Alabama and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Background and Education
J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, magna cum laude
University of Kentucky, B.A., cum laude
Parker represents clients in both transactional and litigation matters in Alabama and throughout the Southeast. Parker has considerable experience representing small businesses in both state and federal court as well as in arbitration. Parker also has extensive experience representing clients in commercial real estate transactions as well as asset purchases. This experience allows Parker to represent your business from cradle to grave while taking care of any issues that arise along the way. Prior to founding Yates Anderson, Parker was a partner in the firm of Baddley, Mauro, & Yates and most recently practiced at his own firm, Yates Law.
Background & Education
University of Alabama School of Law
B.S., Cum Laude
Robert, a native of Mobile, Alabama, represents Gulf Coast businesses and individuals through all stages of litigation. Robert has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants, from Small Claims Court to the Supreme Court of Alabama. Prior to joining Yates Anderson, Robert practiced with Armbrecht Jackson, LLP in Mobile representing physicians, nurses, hospitals, corporate manufacturers, insurance companies, and small businesses. Before returning to the Gulf Coast, Robert practiced in Birmingham, Alabama representing homeowners with termite damage to homes resulting from the misconduct of pest control companies. Robert is a member of the Alabama Bar Association, Mobile Bar Association, and Baldwin County Bar Association.
Background & Education
Cumberland School of Law
Birmingham Southern College
B.S., 2010, Cum Laude