Burr & Forman

11.5.2019   |   Firm News

Burr & Forman Ranked Among the 2020 “Best Law Firms” By US News and Best Lawyers

Burr & Forman LLP announces its inclusion in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings.

The firm earned the highest “Tier 1” metropolitan ranking in 74 practice areas in markets throughout its Southeastern footprint. The firm also earned “Tier 2” and “Tier 3” metropolitan rankings in an additional 80 practice areas in their respective markets, as well as 12 national rankings.

The rankings are derived from a combination of Burr & Forman’s impressive client feedback and the high regard that lawyers in other firms in the same practice areas have for Burr & Forman. The complete list of honorees is available at www.usnews.com/bestlawfirms.

Burr & Forman is recognized in the following areas:

National Tier 1
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Railroad Law

National Tier 2
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law

National Tier 3
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Health Care Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

Atlanta
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Non-Profit / Charities Law

Birmingham
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Copyright Law
Corporate Law
Economic Development Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Healthcare
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Railroad Law
Real Estate Law
Transportation Law
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Corporate Law
Real Estate Law

Columbia
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice
Health Care Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Utilities Law

Greenville
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law – Management
Public Finance Law

Jackson
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction

Jacksonville
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Construction Law
Real Estate Law

Mobile
Insurance Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law

Nashville
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Water Law

Orlando
Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Law

Raleigh
Corporate Law

Tampa
Commercial Litigation
Environmental Law
Information Technology Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
Technology Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

Atlanta
Banking & Finance Law
Litigation – Tax
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Birmingham
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Antitrust Law
Arbitration
Financial Services Regulation Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Mediation
Securities Regulation
Trademark Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Venture Capital Law

Charleston
Commercial Finance Law
Employment Law – Individuals
Energy Law
Labor Law- Management
Public Finance Law

Charlotte
Litigation – Patent
Trusts & Estates Law

Columbia
Commercial Finance Law
Economic Development Law
Labor Law – Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Tax
Securities Regulation

Greenville
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Economic Development Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Labor & Employment

Mobile
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Appellate Practice
Labor Law – Management

Montgomery
Tax Law

Nashville
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Environmental Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Securities
Transportation Law

Orlando
Construction Law
Government Relations Practice

Savannah
Trusts & Estates Law

Tampa
Health Care Law
Patent Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

Atlanta
Tax Law

Birmingham
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Franchise Law

Charleston
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate

Charlotte
Litigation – Intellectual Property

Columbia
Appellate Practice
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Securities / Capital Markets Law

Fort Lauderdale
Patent Law
Trademark

Jacksonville
Commercial Litigation

Nashville
Banking and Finance Law
Construction Law
Employment Law – Management
Government Relations Practice
Health Care Law
Real Estate Law

Tampa
Trademark Law

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About Burr & Forman LLP
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.