Jackson, MS. – Burr & Forman LLP announces that Jackson-based partner John Lassiter was recently recognized by the Mississippi Business Journal in its annual “Leaders in Law” list for 2018.
John, along with other award recipients, will be recognized at a special “Leadership in Law” reception on December 7th at the Old Capital Inn in Jackson, MS. The reception honors members of the state’s legal community and the 2018 Lawyer of the Year. This is the sixth year the Business Journal has put on the “Leadership in Law” series. Honorees are selected based on both their legal successes and the qualities of their character.
At Burr, Lassiter’s practice focuses on construction litigation for high-end commercial and industrial owners and general contractors. He also defends banks and other major financial corporations, insurance companies, railroad companies and retailers in courts throughout the region. John practices in the Firm’s Construction and Project Development, Commercial Litigation and Financial Services Litigation Groups and represents clients in a wide variety of corporate litigation matters. In recent years, he has represented and counseled a large industrial owner through construction and logistics-related claims and issues on a multi-billion dollar start-up project.
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 12 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. For more information, visit the firm’s website at www.burr.com.