"Bet the Company" Litigation

"Bet the company" litigation can take many different forms.

Whether it is a patent infringement claim, a pricing claim, or a simple contract dispute, the common denominator is, in some cases, the result of litigation can mean success or failure for your business.  Burr & Forman has the resources to assist you when the company itself is "on the line" in litigation.

Our Attorneys

W. Michael Atchison
Counsel ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5168
(205) 278-5842
Bryan Balogh
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5469
(205) 278-9764
Bryan
Edward Bowron
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8216
(251) 344-9696
Edward
Stephen Bumgarner
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5355
(205) 244-5611
Stephen
S. Greg Burge
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5101
(205) 244-5612
S. Greg
Jennifer "Ginger" Busby
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5341
(205) 244-5614
C. Paul Cavender
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5350
(205) 244-5618
C. Paul
Michael Choy
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5364
(205) 244-5616
Michael
Benjamin Coulter
Associate ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5420
(205) 458-5643
Benjamin
David Elliott
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5324
(205) 244-5631
David
Gerald Gillespy
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5348
(205) 244-5644
Gerald
Vincent Graffeo
Counsel ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5333
(205) 244-5721
Vincent
Victor Hayslip
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5255
(205) 244-5656
Victor
Joseph Letzer
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5212
(205) 244-5671
Joseph
Michael Lucas
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5204
(205) 244-5673
Michael
John Morrow
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5298
(205) 244-5687
John
Thomas Potter, III
Partner ~ Nashville, Tennessee|
(615) 724-3231
(615) 724-3331
Thomas
Robert Rutherford
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5286
(205) 458-5100
Robert
William Schifino, Jr.
Partner ~ Tampa, Florida|
(813) 221-1764
(813) 357-3525
William
Elizabeth Shirley
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5186
(205) 244-5705
Elizabeth
Peter Vilmos
Partner ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6622
(407) 650-2955
Peter
Robert Williams
Partner ~ Tampa, Florida|
(813) 367-5712
(813) 357-3533
Robert

Experience Matters

Brief sentence defining representative matters.

  • Life, Heath, & Disability

    Represented cancer insurer in consumer and regulatory claims involving payment practices in several states.
  • Insurance - Coverage and Bad Faith

    Co-Counsel in defense of Florida bad faith suit over non-payment by umbrella insurer of injury claim by 17-year old brain injury victim ($30 million in damages determined by previous jury) where issues existed about the amount of underlying coverage. Defense jury verdict.
  • Securities Litigation

    Represented defendants in 10b-5 securities class action. District Court denied motion to dismiss. Circuit Court granted interlocutory appeal. District Court opinion was vacated and remanded. First Eleventh Circuit case to deal with scienter issues in the PSLRA.
  • Securities Litigation

    Represented client regarding motion to dismiss issues in a 10b-5 securities class action. Motion to dismiss in client's favor affirmed.
  • Asbestos Litigation

    Retained as lead trial counsel in Birmingham, Alabama consolidated trial of two cancer deaths against asbestos insulation manufacturer resulting in small verdicts which were offset by prior settlements.