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

    • "Howard Bogard is a legal craftsman.  He knows and understands our business objectives, and is great at creating practical solutions to get a deal done.  He is resourceful, accessible, and when we are working together makes us feel like we are his most important client.  An outstanding advocate."

      - Chip Stephens, Chief Financial Officer, Bradford Health Services

    • “Very much a documentation person. She is behind the scenes and explains things very well. She...has wonderful skills.”

      -Chambers 2012

    • “She’s doing some good things over there.”

      -Chambers 2012

    • "Like any commercial litigation practice, it takes a while to get completely up to speed on how a client's corporation works. Once the understanding was there, Burr & Forman put their head down and worked very hard for excellent results."

      -Best Lawyers 2012

    • “I have an excellent working relationship with a number of attorneys at the firm, all of whom I trust to handle our problems. Even at a generously negotiated rate, we pay the attorneys at Burr & Forman a slightly higher rate than we pay other attorneys for similar services. We are willing to pay that premium because of the firm’s competence in so many areas, whereas other smaller firms tend to specialize in areas and have weaknesses in others.”

      -Chambers 2012