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 over 50 attorneys in its bankruptcy practice focusing on specialties relating to this area of law, making the firm one of the largest bankruptcy practice groups in the Southeast. In 2014, 13 of the creditors' rights and bankruptcy attorneys were 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
Erich Durlacher
Partner ~ Atlanta, Georgia|
(404) 685-4313
(404) 214-7387
Heather Lee
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5170
(205) 244-5669
Graham Stieglitz
Partner ~ Atlanta, Georgia|
(404) 685-4316
(404) 214-7923


  • “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

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

    -Chambers 2012