41 Burr & Forman Practices Earn Top Ranking from U.S. News and Best Lawyers

    November 01, 2012

    Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the 2013 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list.

    The firm received the highest “Tier 1” ranking in 41 practice areas in markets throughout its Southeastern footprint. In addition, Burr & Forman is recognized nationally in nine practice areas. The ratings are derived from a combination of Burr & Forman’s impressive client feedback and the high regard that lawyers in other firms in the same practice area have for Burr & Forman. The complete list of honorees is available today at www.usnews.com/bestlawfirms.  

    Burr & Forman is recognized in the following practice areas as the top law firm in the respective metropolitan area:

    Birmingham
    • Banking and Finance Law
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Construction Law
    • Corporate Law
    • Employment Law – Management
    • Environmental Law
    • Franchise Law
    • Health Care Law
    • Insurance Law
    • Labor Law – Management
    • Land Use & Zoning Law
    • Litigation – Banking & Finance
    • Litigation – Bankruptcy
    • Litigation – Construction
    • Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation
    • Litigation – Labor & Employment
    • Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Litigation – Real Estate
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
    • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
    • Real Estate Law
    • Tax Law
    • Transportation Law
    • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

    Mobile
    • Appellate Practice
    • Banking and Finance Law
    • Corporate Governance Law
    • Litigation – Construction
    • Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
    • Real Estate Law

    Montgomery
    • Health Care Law
    • Tax Law

    Nashville
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Insurance Law
    • Litigation – Bankruptcy
    • Trusts & Estates Law

    Orlando
    • Labor Law – Management
    • Litigation – Labor & Employment

    Nationally, Burr & Forman earned the following recognitions: Tier 2 for Railroad Law and Tier 3 for Banking & Finance Law; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Labor Law – Management; Land Use & Zoning Law; Litigation – Labor & Employment; Real Estate Law; and Transportation Law.

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    TESTIMONIALS

    • “A good lawyer with a good reputation.”

      -Chambers 2012

    • “He knows the law and knows my goals and objectives. He knows my style and is good at navigating between the issues. He balances my expectations and preferences with what is practical. There is nothing he could do better.”

      -Chambers 2012

    • “He is a great real estate lawyer. He is practical as opposed to a theorist. He has common sense and is a problem-solving real estate attorney. His demeanor is very calm – he doesn’t overreact and thinks through the issue before he starts talking about it. He is calm, steady and persistent. I have recommended him to others and they have used him too. He is a prize, the kind of attorney you want – not throw his weight around, not center of attention, calmly deal with, keep it low key and move it forward. He evaluates things and possible compromises. He just gets what you need done. I don’t know all real estate lawyers but I know a lot of them, he is as good as any of them.”

      -Chambers 2012

    • “A great bankruptcy lawyer.”

      -Chambers 2012

    • “He approaches problems from a business solution perspective. He is very skilled at negotiations with other lawyers. Very easy to work with and not confrontational. He is passionate about what he does and he is somebody who loves to do what he does mostly to solve problems, not to bring people down. He really tries to find a win-win solution for all parties involved and he gets a lot of pleasure out of that.”

      -Chambers 2012