Burr & Forman

11.8.2017   |   Firm News

86 Burr Attorneys Named 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Birmingham, Ala., November 8, 2017 – Burr & Forman announces that 86 of its Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee attorneys have been selected for inclusion among Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2017. In addition, 33 attorneys were recognized as “Rising Stars,” up-and-comers under the age of 40. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers, and no more than two-and-a-half percent of the lawyers in the state are Rising Stars. The 86 attorneys are included in Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine in November.

The Burr & Forman attorneys named among Mid-South Super Lawyers for the 2017 list are:

Bryan O. Balogh – Class Action
Matthew W. Barnes – Real Estate
Howard E. Bogard – Health Care
Richard J. Brockman – Health Care
Greg Burge – Personal Injury General: Defense
Jennifer “Ginger” M. Busby – Business Litigation
Christopher Carson – Business Litigation
Paul Cavender – Class Action
Michael K. K. Choy – Business Litigation
Edward R. Christian – Mergers & Acquisitions
John J. Coleman, III – Employment and Labor
Marcel L. Debruge – Employment and Labor
David A. Elliott – Business Litigation
Ronald W. Farley – Environmental
Gerald P. Gillespy – Business Litigation
Michael L. Hall – Bankruptcy: Business
Victor L. Hayslip – Business Litigation
Brent D. Hitson – Business Litigation
James A. Hoover – Health Care
Joe A. Joseph – Bankruptcy Business
Richard C. Keller – Business Litigation
Kermit L. Kendrick – Civil Litigation Defense
Joseph W. Letzer – Business Litigation
Gary M. London – Antitrust Litigation
Michael L. Lucas – Employment and Labor
Reid S. Manley – General Litigation
Frank McRight – Employment and Labor
Derek F. Meek – Bankruptcy: Business
Bryance Metheny – Employment and Labor
John C. Morrow – Business Litigation
Dent M. Morton – Employment and Labor
Robert H. Rutherford – Business Litigation
Trent Scofield – Employment and Labor
Elizabeth B. Shirley – Business Litigation
Jack P. Stephenson, Jr. – Business/Corporate
George M. Taylor, III – Mergers and Acquisitions
William “Lee” Thuston – Business/Corporate
Rik S. Tozzi – Consumer Law
Allan R. Wheeler – Personal Injury Products: Defense
Turner B. Williams – Transportation and Maritime

Cheri T. Gatlin – Business Litigation
Eric F. Hatten – Business Litigation

William Daniels, Jr. – Construction Litigation
John P. Kavanagh, Jr. – Transportation/Maritime
Forrest S. Latta – Insurance Coverage
Ricardo A. Woods – Personal Injury Products: Defense

Kenneth (Ken) M. Bryant – Business Litigation
Robert C. Goodrich, Jr. – Creditor Debtor Rights
Garry K. Grooms – Business Litigation
David W. Houston, IV – Bankruptcy: Business
William L. Penny – Environmental
Stephen H. Price – Business Litigation
Clark Spoden – Employment and Labor

The Burr & Forman attorneys named as Rising Stars are:

Benjamin B. Coulter – Securities Litigation
Ronald W. Flowers – Employment and Labor
Rachel R. Friedman – Consumer Law
James “Jay” Haithcock, III – Bankruptcy: Business
Ryan J. Hebson – General Litigation
William “J.” Long, IV – General Litigation
April McKenzie Mason – Business/Corporate
Ellen T. Mathews – Business Litigation
Matthew T. Mitchell – Consumer Law
Kip A. Nesmith – General Litigation
Travis E. Ramey – Appellate
Melinda Eubanks Sellers – Real Estate
Marc P. Solomon – Bankruptcy: Business
Megan P. Stephens – Civil Litigation: Defense
Kristen Peters Watson – Consumer Law
Amy Jordan Wilkes – Employment and Labor
Ronald D. (Scott) Williams – Employment and Labor

John M. Lassiter – Construction Litigation
Christopher D. Meyer – Construction Litigation

John P. Browning – Personal Injury General: Defense
Bess M. Parrish Creswell – Creditor Debtor Rights
Kasee Sparks Heisterhagen – Civil Litigation: Defense
Taylor B. Johnson – Business Litigation
Robert C. Matthews – Banking
Anna L. Scully – Immigration: Business
Kathryn M. Willis – Employment and Labor

Lindsey Arnold – Banking
Tucker Herndon – Banking
Matthew Kroplin – Health Care
Zachary D. Miller – Consumer Law
Briana M. Montminy – Insurance Coverage
Chris Suedekum – Civil Litigation: Defense
Patrick Warfield – Bankruptcy: Business

About Super Lawyers
The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics’ attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Super Lawyers was first published in 1991, and the complete 2017 list can be found online at www.superlawyers.com.

About Burr & Forman LLP
Burr & Forman’s experienced legal team serves clients with local, national, and international legal needs. With particular industry strengths in the financial institutions, health care and manufacturing sectors, the firm’s attorneys draw from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to serve as trusted business advisors and legal counsel to help clients achieve their goals. Burr & Forman is a Southeast, regional firm with 300 attorneys and 11 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. For more information, visit the firm’s website at www.burr.com.