Burr & Forman Expands Client Services with 12 New Associates

    September 05, 2012

    Birmingham, Ala., Sept. 5, 2012 – Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce the addition of 12 new associates, all recent law school graduates. They include:


    Erin Howell, who graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law, joins the firm’s Litigation practice. Adam Sonenshine, a graduate of Georgia State University College of Law, will practice in the firm’s Banking and Real Estate group.


    Joining the firm’s General Commercial Litigation group are Cumberland School of Law graduate Maurine Evans, University of North Carolina School of Law graduate Mignon Lunsford and from the University of Alabama School of Law, Travis Ramey. Also from the University of Alabama School of Law, John Harrelson will practice in the firm’s Torts, Insurance & Product Liability and Financial Services Litigation groups. Ellen Rains, who graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, joins as an attorney in the Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy group, and Jordan Teague, from Vanderbilt University School of Law, joins the Financial Services Litigation group.

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    Joining the firm’s newest office is Ben Katz, a recent Emory University School of Law graduate. He will serve clients with the Financial Services Litigation group.


    Tulane University Law School graduates Gill Egan and Daniel Burkard join in Mobile. Egan will focus on Labor & Employment and Burkard on Construction.


    Matt Devine, a Florida State University School of Law graduate, joins the firm’s Financial Services Litigation group.

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