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

    • “David Houston is very thorough and responsive. He has developed a good understanding of my company’s needs and expectations, and works to anticipate those needs in advance. David is very knowledgeable about a number of topics.”

      -Chambers 2012

    • “For the past four years, my Atlantic Capital Bank deal team has engaged the legal services of Lindsey Arnold to close several large and complex bank loan transactions.  To name a few, these deals include a $10million line of credit to a linen service company, a $15million Term Loan to a prominent, market leading textile manufacturer (and a subsequent recapitalization of this loan arrangement), a $12million Term Loan facility for a major grocery store chain, a $12million Construction to Mini Perm Facility and a separate $10million for a large national beverage distribution family of businesses.  Not only was Lindsey’s service of the utmost professionalism and very quick responsiveness, but also she treated the bank’s client’s with a very high level of courteousness and integrity.  Our clients are the lifeblood of our business and it is important that our legal partners handle our relationships get off to a good start.  In addition, rarely do loans sit on a shelf…there are always changes along the way and Lindsey has been very quick to respond to our needs (driven by our clients’ needs) in terms of amendments and deal restructurings.  In addition to solid deal execution…Lindsey is a terrific resource when it comes to early stage legal guidance as we as bankers think through competitive and creative deal structures.  Lindsey has been great and we hope to steer more deals in her direction as we grow the institution.”

      -Sandy Bowen, Atlantic Capital Bank

    • “A gentleman and a true trial attorney. He has a good way with the jury and comes across with sincerity and effectiveness.”

      -Chambers 2012

    • “She has handled as many or more sophisticated transactions as anyone in the state."

      -Chambers 2012

    • “He is very responsive and very good at what he does. He is a conscientious and good advocate. I’d recommend him.”

      -Chambers 2012