Six Burr & Forman Attorneys Selected as 2013 Lawyers of the Year

September 13, 2012

Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce that six of its partners have been designated as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas for 2013 by Best Lawyers in America.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and metropolitan area receives the honor, which is awarded based on voting averages received during the publication’s annual exhaustive peer-review assessments. The “Lawyer of the Year” designation reflects the high level of respect an attorney has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

The Burr & Forman attorneys selected as “Lawyers of the Year” and their respective practice areas are:

Birmingham

John F. DeBuys, Jr., Land Use & Zoning Law

John C. Morrow, Transportation Law

Mobile

Marion A. Quina, Jr., Admiralty & Maritime Law

H. William Wasden, Labor Law – Management

Nashville

Lawrence R. Ahern III, Litigation-Bankruptcy

W. Davidson Broemel, Insurance Law

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” The complete list of 2013 “Lawyers of the Year” is available at www.bestlawyers.com.



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  • “I have worked with Chris Linde and Eric Golden on two separate legal matters.  In both, their level headedness and systematic approach to the various outcomes were planned and continually communicated with me. I felt very much a part of the process. While the legal process was drawn out due to the court system, Chris and Eric made the process as smooth as possible and never promised anything they knew they couldn't deliver on.  I highly recommend both of them for legal issues and will definitely retain them again on new issues that may arise.”

    -John Lehr, MD

  • “Michael did work for us while I was CEO at Guided Therapeutics and after spending literally millions on patent work, I have to say that Michael is one of the best IP attorneys that I have ever worked with. I highly recommend him. Almost any attorney can get a patent issued, however the real trick is to get a patent issued that has real value and can stand against litigation. Michael is also especially knowledgeable in foreign IP rights and is very cost effective.”

    -Mark Samuels, CEO, Guided Therapeutics, medical device manufacturer

  • “She has impressed me.”

    -Chambers 2012

  • “We trust Morey Raiskin’s candid advise.  Morey gets straight to the point, discussing pros and cons of each side of an issue and possible consequences of the different decisions and then let’s us decide which way to proceed.  A very knowledgeable labor law attorney.”

    -Advanced Refrigeration

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    -Best Lawyers 2012