Constitutional Law & First Amendment Disputes

Burr & Forman represents businesses and individuals concerning constitutional rights including free speech, due process, and taking claims.

We represent clients in defamation, fair use, and other First Amendment matters as well as in land use, permitting, and zoning issues that may involve the violation of constitutional rights. 


Our Attorneys

Michael Lucas
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5204
(205) 244-5673
Howard Marks
Partner ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6648
(321) 249-0545
Daniel Snyder
Associate ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5417
(205) 244-5652

Experience Matters

Brief sentence defining representative matters.

  • Media

    Representation of media clients in litigation involving non-competes, talent contract negotiation and other employment matters.
  • Media

    Defense of television station on a claim of defamation and invasion of privacy by a plaintiff who claimed he was unlawfully identified in a news report about a drug arrest while he was still a juvenile. Summary judgment.
  • Media

    Defense of web magazine publisher in defamation and false-light claims by a startup motor vehicle manufacturer. Dismissed.
  • Media

    Defense of television station on a claim of defamation by a self-proclaimed preacher and prophet who was identified in news reports about his arrest for disrupting various events. Summary judgment, affirmed on appeal.
  • Media

    Defense of syndicated talk radio personality and host station in defamation claim by well-known business figure for alleged injurious comments about him and his wife. Dismissed.