Burr & Forman

Graham Cotten

Graham Cotten
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law (2013)
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Mississippi (2010)

Staff Attorney | Birmingham, AL

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Commercial / Corporate Litigation Insurance Litigation & Coverage Mass Torts / Hazardous Substances Product Liability Antitrust

Graham practices in the firm's litigation and products liability sections. So far he has helped brief an appeal to the 8th Circuit, an opposition to summary judgment involving complex federal claims, and case-ending motions in products, premises, and medical malpractice suits.

Prior to joining the firm, Graham served for one year as a clerk for the Honorable Sharon Blackburn, then-Chief United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama. Graham graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2013. In law school, Graham was a notes editor on Georgia Law Review and a member of the Investigator’s Committee of the Honor Court. He was a research assistant for Professor Elizabeth Chamblee Burch while she co-authored The Law of Class Actions and Other Aggregate Litigation, and a research assistant for Professor Mehrsa Baradaran, who teaches contracts and banking law. He received a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from the Honors College at Ole Miss.

Graham’s fiction has been read on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and was published in American Short Fiction, The Southeast Review, Indiana Review, and on NPR.org.