Burr & Forman

05.28.2013   |   Firm News

Burr Attorneys Earn 38 Spots as “Leaders in Their Field” by Chambers USA

Six attorneys earned their first appearance on the list in the 2013 guide, available at http://www.chambersandpartners.com/USA.

In addition, Burr & Forman’s Birmingham office received top rankings in six practice areas:

Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/Commercial, Labor and Employment, Real Estate, and Litigation: General Commercial. The Atlanta office received top rankings in Banking and Finance and Bankruptcy/Restructuring, and the Orlando office received top rankings in Bankruptcy/Restructuring.

“Providing excellent legal services to our clients is our number one priority,” explained W. Lee Thuston, managing partner of Burr & Forman. “We thank them for recognizing our efforts through Chambers.”

The Burr & Forman attorneys recognized by Chambers USA in the 2013 guide, along with the practice areas in which they were selected, are:



Erich N. Durlacher, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Gary W. Farris, Real Estate

Jack G. Kowalski, Construction

Anton F. Mertens, Immigration

Paul Burke O’Hearn, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Edgar C. Snow, Jr., Banking and Finance

Graham H. Stieglitz, Bankruptcy/Restructuring



W. Michael Atchison, Litigation: General Commercial

D. Christopher Carson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

C. Paul Cavender, Litigation: General Commercial

Edward R. Christian, Corporate/Commercial

John J. Coleman, III, Labor and Employment

John F. DeBuys, Jr., Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Marcel L. Debruge, Labor and Employment

Michael L. Hall, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Ashley H. Hattaway, Labor and Employment

J. Fredric Ingram, Labor and Employment

Joe A. Joseph, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Michael L. Lucas, Labor and Employment

Derek F. Meek, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

K. Bryance Metheny, Labor and Employment

Gail Livingston Mills, Banking and Finance; Real Estate

Dwight L. Mixson, Banking and Finance; Real Estate

J. Fred Powell, Real Estate

Gene T. Price, Corporate/Commercial

Joel (Jay) A. Price, Jr., Banking and Finance

Jack P. Stephenson, Jr., Corporate/Commercial

George M. Taylor, III, Banking and Finance; Corporate/Commercial

William “Lee” Thuston, Corporate/Commercial

Rik S. Tozzi, Litigation: General Commercial



Cheri T. Gatlin, Litigation: Construction

Dorsey R. Carson, Jr., Litigation: Construction

Eric F. Hatten, Litigation: General Commercial



John P. Kavanagh, Jr., Transportation: Shipping: Litigation



Darlene T. Marsh, Environment; Real Estate



Denise D. Dell-Powell, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Eric S. Golden, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

About Chambers USA

Chambers and Partners publishes Chambers USA, a guide to law firms and lawyers across the country. Every year, Chambers and Partners conducts thousands of in-depth interviews with clients in order to assess the reputations of business lawyers. Top firms and lawyers are ranked and their merits described – usually in the words of their clients that are interviewed by the Chamber’s research staff. It is the weight of client interviews that gives Chambers and Partners’ guides their highly valued credibility and reliability. For more information, visit www.chambersandpartners.com.



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