JACKSONVILLE, Fla. April 10, 2019 – Burr & Forman announces the addition of Counsel John Baker to the firm. John maintains a general litigation practice, with a focus on commercial litigation, mass torts, product liability, toxic torts, and cases involving catastrophic injuries. Throughout his career and the wide variety of cases he has handled, he has been fortunate to have been frequently called on to defend companies in complex “bet the company” litigation. In addition to the areas listed above, he also has significant experience representing healthcare providers against medical malpractice claims, all of which have been wrongful death claims. He also has considerable experience representing clients in high exposure cases after prior counsel, the client, or both have been sanctioned prior to his involvement.
“John’s addition to the Jacksonville office reflects the continued growth of our litigation, torts and injury practices across Florida,” said Gregory Lunny, Burr & Forman’s Jacksonville office managing partner. “His vast experience across these areas of practice will make for a great addition to the Southeastern footprint of the firm, and directly reflects the expanding legal needs of our clients.”
John provides clients with valuable service by making sure he understands the client’s business, goals, and desires, so he can apply that understanding to his strategy for every matter he handles from the outset.
John is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, and is licensed in Alabama and Florida.
John received his Bachelor of Arts from Washington and Lee University and his juris doctor from the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University.
For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP’s experienced legal team has served clients at the intersection of business and government with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with 360 attorneys and 19 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. The firm operates as Burr Forman McNair in North Carolina and South Carolina. For more information, visit the firm’s website at www.burr.com.