Eight Burr Attorneys Selected as 2013 Georgia Super Lawyers and "Rising Stars"

    February 22, 2013

    Burr & Forman LLP announced today that four attorneys have been included on this year’s Georgia Super Lawyers list, with an additional four attorneys being recognized on the Georgia "Rising Stars" 2013 list.

    The Super Lawyers selection process is a comprehensive, good-faith and detailed attempt to produce a list of lawyers that have attained high peer recognition, meet ethical standards and have demonstrated a degree of achievement in their field.  

    Only 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the "Rising Stars" list. "Rising Stars" are attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.  

    The Burr & Forman attorneys named to Georgia’s Super Lawyers 2013 list, along with the practice areas in which they were selected, are listed below.

    Erich N. Durlacher –Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

    Gregory F. Harley – Business Litigation

    Paul Burke O’Hearn – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

    Edgar C. Snow, Jr. – Banking  

    The Burr & Forman attorneys named to Georgia’s "Rising Stars" 2013 list, along with the practice areas in which they were selected, are listed below.  

    Jason G. Beckham – Banking

    Scott E. Hitch – Environmental

    Kwende B. Jones – Business Litigation

    Graham H. Stieglitz – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights 

     

    About Super Lawyers  

    The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the Law & Politics’ attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Super Lawyers can be found online at www.superlawyers.com, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.




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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

    • “Ed is excellent. He is very responsive and provides us with direct and concise legal opinions. His business understanding combined with his legal skills are invaluable to us. He runs a very professional practice. His personal touch is complimented by his very able legal assistant Denease Mallett. The firm is well respected.”

      -Chambers 2012

    • “I have found them very responsive to our requests and requirements, and very knowledgeable of the relevant areas. They are conscious of cost containment and getting the job done. They don’t just churn paper and create billable hours. Everything they do is directed toward achieving our aims. They want us as the client to understand where things are and what our options are, and make sure we understand the consequences of all the options that are available to us. They let us pick door number one or door number two in the knowledge of what we’re leaving behind. They are able to resolve issues using common sense and reasonableness. We speak very highly of them.”

      -Chambers 2012

    • “Keith and I worked together on several very complex loan workouts. His knowledge and advice was invaluable to finally resolving all issues. Keith is very personable and works well with opposing counsel, even when they are being difficult.”

      -Elaine Devlin, RBC Bank

    • “I have worked with Jay Price for over 10 years on banking transactions throughout the country.  His knowledge of real estate law, the Uniform Commercial Code and his loan documentation skills have brought me much confidence that every loan will close in an appropriate and correct manner. He is the most efficient, diligent, and time responsive attorney I have worked with in my over 30 years in the banking industry.”

      -Anonymous