Lawyer Profile

Law School - University of Alabama School of Law

Bar Admission - 9/28/2007

Law Office Locations: Birmingham, Montgomery

Geographic Areas Served: Birmingham, Montgomery

Roy Dumas

Gilpin Givhan - Montgomery

2660 EastChase Lane, Suite 300

Montgomery, AL 36117

Phone: 334-206-3202

Toll Free | 877-269-2364


Royal Dumas' practice focuses on numerous and varied aspects of corporate law, including commercial litigation and transactional matters for clients throughout the United States.

Areas of Practice:
Commercial Real Estate

Alabama, 2007
Mississippi, 2008
Nothern District of Alabama
Middle District of Alabama
Southern District of Alabama
Northern District of Mississippi
Southern District of Mississippi

Alabama State Bar Association - Member
Montgomery County Bar Association - Vice-President
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association - Member
Hugh Maddox American Inn of Court - Member


Royal Dumas joined Gilpin Givhan in 2015 after seven years in another Montgomery firm. As a litigator, Royal has handled a broad range of cases, including class actions, derivative liability, first party insurance matters, commercial litigation, aviation and commercial real estate. Royal also counsels and advises clients in loan workouts, commercial property sales and purchases, mergers and acquisition, corporate restructurings, and in the drafting and negotiation of complex corporate transactions. 

Royal Dumas is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible peer review rating.


Obtained defense verdict in a derivative liability in suit where member accused defendant member of breach of fiduciary duty and conversion.

Obtained summary judgment in multi-million dollar first party bad faith claim.

Counseled international client in multi-million merger and acquisition of domestic software company.

Advised counsel regarding services agreement with large food supplier in Canada.

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