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 nearly 50 attorneys concentrating in this area of law, making the firm one of the largest bankruptcy practice groups in the Southeast. This allows individual attorneys the ability to focus on narrow specialties. Our team of attorneys are continuously listed as leading practitioners in Bankruptcy/Restructuring by the highly regarded Chambers USA in addition to the firm being ranked in Alabama, Florida and Georgia.

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
Bess Creswell
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8245
Bryan Glover
Partner ~ Atlanta, Georgia|
(404) 685-4252
(404) 214-7395
Kasee Heisterhagen
Associate ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8244
(251) 706-2446
Heather Lee
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5170
(205) 244-5669
Graham Stieglitz
Partner ~ Atlanta, Georgia|
(404) 685-4316
(404) 214-7923
Jonathan Sykes
Associate ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6636
(407) 264-8942


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

    -Chambers 2012

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

    -Chambers 2012

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

    -Chambers 2012

  • “They are all excellent attorneys; exceptionally bright, decisive and creative."

    -Chambers 2012