Debtor in Possession Financing

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.

We work with a distressed company’s management and financial advisors to craft the best possible business solution.  We leverage our firm’s strength in banking to provide financial institutions with counsel in connection with DIP financings and exit financings.

Our Attorneys

Bess Creswell
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8245
Denise Dell-Powell
Partner ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6607
(407) 264-6466
Heather Lee
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5170
(205) 244-5669
Regan Loper
Associate ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5227
(205) 244-5641
Derek Meek
~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5471
(205) 244-5679


  • “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

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

    -Chambers 2012

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

    -Chambers 2012