Thirty-Eight Burr Attorneys Recognized as “Leaders in Their Field” by Chambers USA

March 14, 2012

Thirty-eight Burr & Forman LLP attorneys have been ranked as leading practitioners in 12 different practice areas in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory featuring client-led intelligence on America’s leading lawyers for business.

This number represents 16 percent of all attorneys at Burr & Forman, and includes 5 attorneys with first appearances on the list.

In addition, the firm’s Birmingham office received top rankings in the following practice areas: Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, and Litigation: General Commercial.

The Atlanta office received top rankings in Banking & Finance and Bankruptcy/Restructuring.

“Providing added value to our clients is our number one priority. We thank them for recognizing our services and attorneys through the Chambers rankings,” said W. Lee Thuston, managing partner of Burr & Forman LLP.

The Burr & Forman attorneys named to the Chambers USA 2012, along with the practice areas in which they were selected, are listed below by office.

Atlanta:


Birmingham:


Jackson:


Mobile:

Nashville:


Orlando:


About Chambers USA Chambers & Partners publishes Chambers USA, a guide to law firms and lawyers across the country. Every year Chambers & Partners carries out thousands of in-depth interviews with clients in order to assess the reputations and expertise of business lawyers. Top firms and top attorneys are ranked and their merits described – usually in the words of their clients that are interviewed by the Chamber’s research staff. It is the weight of client-interviews that gives Chambers & Partners’ guides their highly valued credibility and reliability. For more information, visit chambersandpartners.com



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TESTIMONIALS

  • "Quality is the thing that comes through so clearly- these lawyers not only raise the issues as they find them, but do so in a constructive way. Alternatives are always provided, with complete knowledge available with each. Sound, workable compromises are often reached simply and quickly, keeping the proper balance between us and our clients. They perform excellence top-to-bottom. bright, hard-working attorneys are hired and brought along thoughtfully by the more senior partners, producing very effective and efficient practice having a great deal of consistency. Their well-staffed and well-trained team has always been a hallmark."

    -Chambers 2012

  • “Very responsive. An excellent lawyer with a lot of experience."

    -Chambers 2012

  • “Melinda Sellers has become the valued resource for us when we need guidance regarding a broad range of matters, whether related to HOA legal issues or general corporate matters.  She quickly understands the nuances and potential end results of actions in complicated situations.  Her timely responses and incisive comments and well-reasoned opinions have guided us through many complex issues.  I always want Melinda backing me up. Additionally, she is an absolute pleasure to work with and I look forward to having a long professional and personal relationship with her.”

    -Elbert W. G. Boothby, CPM®, CCIM®, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®, President and CEO, Boothby Realty, Inc.

  • “She is very competent in advising us on the deal – many of us didn’t realize the significance or the terminology. She is very thorough and is very good at explaining how the deals worked and what it was.”

    -Chambers 2012

  • “She’s got a good reputation.”

    -Chambers 2012