Eight Burr Attorneys Named to Georgia Trend's Legal Elite 2012

December 07, 2012

Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce that eight Atlanta-based attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Georgia Trend’s 2012 Legal Elite.

The list, in its 10th edition, ranks Georgia’s top attorneys as selected by their peers. To compile its Legal Elite, Georgia Trend polled several thousand members of the State Bar of Georgia asking them to nominate the most effective attorneys in 20 different practice areas. The complete list is available at www.georgiatrend.com

The Burr & Forman attorneys named among Georgia Trend’s 2012 Legal Elite are:

Edward H. Brown: Business Law

Erich N. Durlacher: Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights

Richard A. Fishman: Real Estate Law

Scott E. Hitch: Environmental Law

Michael Lasky: Intellectual Property

Anton F. Mertens: Immigration Law

Graham H. Stieglitz: Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights

Shea Sullivan: General Practice/Trial Law

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  • "In the course of his representation of my family’s business, I have become well acquainted with V. J.’s character, work capacity and perhaps most importantly, quality of work…I have been impressed by his work ethic and legal skills."

    - Executive Vice-President and General Counsel for regional manufacturing company

  • "...He’s terrific to work with – a very good negotiator. He is outstanding and not aggressive, which is one of the things I like about him. He is calm, factual, extremely sharp, and observant. He doesn’t miss a beat. On a very complex negotiation, we made a lot of headway due to him."

    -Chambers 2012

  • “I have worked with Lauren for quite a while and have found her to be very responsive and knowledgeable.  She has made every effort to assist me and my company in the most professional manner.  She has given me sound and solid guidance on some very difficult and sensitive issues that has proved to be in my company's best interest.  It has always been a pleasure to work with Lauren.”

    -Jillian M Siress, Vice-President, Reliance Trust Company

  • "Rik Tozzi is celebrated for his varied expertise, including class actions."

    -Chambers 2007

  • “They handle most of the deals in a timely fashion…Their execution was outstanding...Everything is done on time, there is no hint of under-staffing.”

    -Chambers 2012