86 Burr & Forman Attorneys Selected Among Best Lawyers in America

    August 23, 2012

    Burr & Forman is pleased to announce the inclusion of 86 of its attorneys among The Best Lawyers in America for 2013.

    One of the oldest and most distinguished legal directories, Best Lawyers conducts peer-review surveys to compile its annual list of top attorneys in 135 practice areas. Since the previous edition, 12 Burr & Forman attorneys have been recognized by the publication, which is available at www.bestlawyers.com.

    The Burr & Forman attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2013 guide are:

    Administrative/Regulatory Law

    • Ronald W. Farley, Birmingham

    Admiralty & Maritime Law

    • John P. Kavanagh, Jr., Mobile
    • Marion A. Quina, Jr., Mobile

    Antitrust Law

    • Gary M. London, Birmingham

    Appellate Practice

    • Forrest S. Latta, Mobile

    Arbitration

    • Victor L. Hayslip, Birmingham

    Banking & Finance Law

    • Damon P. Denney, Birmingham
    • Eric J. Dyas, Mobile
    • Gail L. Mills, Birmingham
    • Dwight L. Mixson, Jr., Birmingham
    • Edgar C. Snow, Jr., Atlanta
    • Joseph G. Stewart, Birmingham

    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

    • Lawrence R. Ahern III, Nashville
    • Denise D. Dell-Powell, Orlando
    • Michael L. Hall, Birmingham
    • William S. Hereford, Birmingham
    • David W. Houston IV, Nashville
    • Joe A. Joseph, Birmingham
    • Derek F. Meek, Birmingham
    • Robert B. Rubin, Birmingham
    • Jason D. Woodard, Birmingham

    Bet-the-Company Litigation

    • W. Michael Atchison, Birmingham
    • Edward G. Isaacs Bowron, Mobile
    • John C. Morrow, Birmingham
    • Oscar N. Persons, Atlanta

    Commercial Litigation

    • W. Michael Atchison, Birmingham
    • Edward G. Isaacs Bowron, Mobile
    • S. Greg Burge, Birmingham
    • D. Christopher Carson, Birmingham
    • C. Paul Cavender, Birmingham
    • Betsy P. Collins, Mobile
    • David A. Elliott, Birmingham
    • Gerald P. Gillespy, Birmingham
    • Edward L. Hardin, Jr., Birmingham
    • Joseph W. Letzer, Birmingham
    • Howard S. Marks, Orlando
    • John C. Morrow, Birmingham
    • Dent M. Morton, Birmingham
    • Oscar N. Persons, Atlanta
    • Thomas K. Potter III, Nashville
    • Robert H. Rutherford, Birmingham

    Construction Law

    • Dorsey R. Carson, Jr., Jackson
    • William S. Fishburne III, Birmingham
    • Cheri T. Gatlin, Jackson

    Copyright Law

    • India E. Vincent, Birmingham

    Corporate Compliance Law

    • Eric J. Dyas, Mobile
    • Oscar N. Persons, Atlanta

    Corporate Governance Law

    • Eric J. Dyas, Mobile

    Corporate Law

    • Louis H. Anders, Birmingham
    • Matthew W. Barnes, Birmingham
    • Edward R. Christian, Birmingham
    • David D. Dowd III, Birmingham
    • Eric J. Dyas, Mobile
    • Gene T. Price, Birmingham
    • Jack P. Stephenson, Jr., Birmingham
    • Joseph G. Stewart, Birmingham
    • George M. Taylor III, Birmingham
    • William Lee Thuston, Birmingham

    Economic Development Law

    • Richard A. Fishman, Atlanta
    • Warren C. Matthews, Montgomery
    • William Lee Thuston, Birmingham

    Employment Law – Management

    • John J. Coleman III, Birmingham
    • Marcel L. Debruge, Birmingham
    • Mac B. Greaves, Birmingham
    • Ashley H. Hattaway, Birmingham
    • Michael L. Lucas, Birmingham
    • Dent M. Morton, Birmingham
    • Morey Raiskin, Orlando

    Entertainment Law – Music

    • Kevin M. Doherty, Nashville

    Environmental Law

    • Ronald W. Farley, Birmingham
    • J. Ross Forman III, Birmingham
    • Darlene T. Marsh, Nashville

    Financial Services Regulation Law

    • John R. Chiles, Birmingham

    Franchise Law

    • Joseph W. Letzer, Birmingham

    Health Care Law

    • Howard E. Bogard, Birmingham
    • James A. Hoover, Birmingham
    • John T. Mooresmith, Montgomery
    • John C. Morrow, Birmingham

    Insurance Law

    • W. Davidson Broemel, Nashville
    • Stephen J. Bumgarner, Birmingham
    • Jennifer M. Busby, Birmingham
    • Kevin M. Doherty, Nashville
    • Robert S. Given, Birmingham
    • Edward L. Hardin, Jr., Birmingham
    • Forrest S. Latta, Mobile

    Labor Law – Management

    • John J. Coleman III, Birmingham
    • Marcel L. Debruge, Birmingham
    • Michael L. Lucas, Birmingham
    • Morey Raiskin, Orlando
    • H. William Wasden, Mobile

    Land Use & Zoning Law

    • John F. DeBuys, Jr., Birmingham

    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

    • David D. Dowd III, Birmingham

    Litigation – Banking & Finance

    • John R. Chiles, Birmingham
    • David A. Elliott, Birmingham
    • Thomas K. Potter III, Nashville
    • Robert H. Rutherford, Birmingham

    Litigation – Bankruptcy

    • Lawrence R. Ahern III, Nashville
    • Denise D. Dell-Powell, Orlando
    • Michael L. Hall, Birmingham
    • David W. Houston IV, Nashville
    • Derek F. Meek, Birmingham

    Litigation – Construction

    • Edward G. Isaacs Bowron, Mobile
    • C. William Daniels, Jr., Mobile
    • William S. Fishburne III, Birmingham

    Litigation – Environmental

    • Ronald W. Farley, Birmingham
    • J. Ross Forman III, Birmingham

    Litigation – Labor & Employment

    • John J. Coleman III, Birmingham
    • Michael L. Lucas, Birmingham
    • Morey Raiskin, Orlando
    • H. William Wasden, Mobile

    Litigation – Land Use & Zoning

    • John F. DeBuys, Jr., Birmingham

    Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions

    • Louis H. Anders, Birmingham

    Litigation – Real Estate

    • Douglas L. Anderson, Mobile
    • John F. DeBuys, Jr., Birmingham
    • William S. Hereford, Birmingham
    • Darlene T. Marsh, Nashville
    • Carol H. Stewart, Birmingham

    • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (Securities & Exchange Commission, Telecommunications, Energy)

      • Thomas K. Potter III, Nashville

      Litigation – Securities

      • W. Michael Atchison, Birmingham
      • Oscar N. Persons, Atlanta
      • Thomas K. Potter III, Nashville

      Litigation – Trusts & Estates

      • Bruce A. Rawls, Birmingham

      Litigation & Controversy – Tax

      • Louis H. Anders, Birmingham
      • James McCarten, Nashville

      Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

      • D. Christopher Carson, Birmingham
      • C. Paul Cavender, Birmingham
      • John R. Chiles, Birmingham
      • John C. Morrow, Birmingham
      • Robert H. Rutherford, Birmingham
      • Allan R. Wheeler, Birmingham

      Mediation

      • Victor L. Hayslip, Birmingham

      Mergers & Acquisition Law

      • Louis H. Anders, Birmingham
      • Edward R. Christian, Birmingham
      • Deborah Perry Fisher, Birmingham
      • Gene T. Price, Birmingham
      • George M. Taylor III, Birmingham

      Non-Profit/Charities Law

      • Warren C. Matthews, Montgomery
      • James McCarten, Nashville

      Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

      • W. Michael Atchison, Birmingham
      • Edward G. Isaacs Bowron, Mobile
      • John C. Morrow, Birmingham

      Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

      • Edward G. Isaacs Bowron, Mobile
      • C. Paul Cavender, Birmingham
      • Anthony C. Harlow, Birmingham
      • John C. Morrow, Birmingham

      Railroad Law

      • Michael W. Ray, Birmingham
      • Turner B. Williams, Birmingham

      Real Estate Law

      • Douglas L. Anderson, Mobile
      • Jeffrey T. Baker, Birmingham
      • J. Lindsay Builder, Jr., Orlando
      • Damon P. Denney, Birmingham
      • Gary W. Farris, Atlanta
      • W. Benjamin Johnson, Birmingham
      • Darlene T. Marsh, Nashville
      • Gail L. Mills, Birmingham
      • Dwight L. Mixson, Jr., Birmingham
      • James R. Pratt, Orlando
      • Joel A. Price, Jr., Birmingham
      • Carol H. Stewart, Birmingham

      Securities/Capital Markets Law

      • Oscar N. Persons, Atlanta


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