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

  • “Excellent, with a strong reputation. He is very focused and enjoyable to work with.”

    -Chambers 2012

  • “We deal with the maritime attorneys in the firm. They follow instructions well and submit timely reports. They are easy to work with and try to facilitate the best possible results. They have maritime expertise. Certain attorneys in the firm have committed their careers to the maritime industry.”

    -Chambers 2012

  • "He is wonderful, the one I'd go to first on a zoning file. He has so much experience and gets good results. He is a bulldog which you often need in zoning."

    -Chambers 2013

  • “He’s really a very, very good securities lawyer…"

    -Chambers 2012

  • “As a client of Burr & Forman, I feel that my organization has excellent representation.  I have consulted with Amy Jordan and Bryance Metheny on numerous issues and have always found them both to be very responsive and to clarify legal matters or concerns with a sense of urgency. Specifically, Amy has handled our EEOC claims with the utmost attention to detail and has been the reason that we were successful in defending our EEOC claims with the level of success that we have had thus far.

    When we were being inundated with unemployment decisions favoring former employees, Bryance and Amy met with our Human Resources team to instruct us on the specifics of the section of law and we have had great success in turning our experience rating and saving our company a great deal in unemployment costs.  My organization relies heavily on the attorneys at Burr & Forman to provide legal advice as it relates to our strategic initiatives and to decrease our liability as an employer.”

    -Catherine Houston, Director of Human Resources, CLP Corporation