Avoidance Actions

Burr & Forman's commitment to the changing needs of lenders and creditors is evidenced by its substantial Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy practice.

Burr has over 50 attorneys concentrating in this area of law, making the firm one of the largest bankruptcy practice groups in the region. This allows individual attorneys the ability to focus on narrow specialties. The group was recently ranked by Law360 as the 36th largest Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy team in the United States. Based on this ranking, Burr's team is the largest in the Southeast. In 2012, 10 of our creditors' rights and bankruptcy attorneys were listed as a leading practitioner in Bankruptcy/Restructuring by the highly regarded Chambers USA. 

Our Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy team has prosecuted and defended hundreds of fraudulent transfer actions and preference actions across the country. Our experience provides the knowledge that enables us to provide highly effective representation while also remaining cost-effective. We are able to analyze the relevant circumstances of each matter and utilize the best strategy to achieve the client’s end goal.

Our Attorneys

Brad Baldwin
Partner ~ Atlanta, Georgia|
(404) 685-4332
(404) 214-7930
Brad
Bess Creswell
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8245
251-706-2415
Bess
Bryan Glover
Associate ~ Atlanta, Georgia|
(404) 685-4252
(404) 214-7395
Bryan
Kasee Heisterhagen
Associate ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8244
(251) 706-2446
Kasee
Will Hereford
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5310
(205) 244-5658
Will
Heather Lee
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5170
(205) 244-5669
Heather
Graham Stieglitz
Partner ~ Atlanta, Georgia|
(404) 685-4316
(404) 214-7923
Graham
Jonathan Sykes
Associate ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6636
(407) 264-8942
Jonathan
Peter Vilmos
Partner ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6622
(407) 650-2955
Peter

TESTIMONIALS

  • “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

  • “They are outstanding and get high marks for their commercial awareness, staffing, training and pro-activity."

    -Chambers 2012

  • “Definitely have depth and expertise...They have a successful model and one that I’ve tried to imitate."

    -Chambers 2012

  • “They handle a diverse set of issues – well staffed, well prepared and respected…"

    -Chambers 2012