02.22.2013 | Firm News
Eight Burr Attorneys Selected as 2013 Georgia Super Lawyers and “Rising Stars”
The Super Lawyers selection process is a comprehensive, good-faith and detailed attempt to produce a list of lawyers that have attained high peer recognition, meet ethical standards and have demonstrated a degree of achievement in their field.
Only 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the “Rising Stars” list. “Rising Stars” are attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.
The Burr & Forman attorneys named to Georgia’s Super Lawyers 2013 list, along with the practice areas in which they were selected, are listed below.
Erich N. Durlacher -Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Gregory F. Harley – Business Litigation
Paul Burke O’Hearn – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Edgar C. Snow, Jr. – Banking
The Burr & Forman attorneys named to Georgia’s “Rising Stars” 2013 list, along with the practice areas in which they were selected, are listed below.
Jason G. Beckham – Banking
Scott E. Hitch – Environmental
Kwende B. Jones – Business Litigation
Graham H. Stieglitz – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
About Super Lawyers
The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the Law & Politics’ attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Super Lawyers can be found online at www.superlawyers.com, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.