The story of wrongfully-convicted Adam Braseel is the latest story to be featured on the popular national podcast series “Criminal.”
The episode, titled “Red Hair, Gold Car” recaps the story of Adam Braseel, a man who served 12 years behind bars after being accused of a crime he did not commit. The episode features interviews from Adam himself and other individuals and law enforcement involved in the case. Burr Nashville attorneys Alex Little and Zachary Lawson represented Adam in his latest legal battle, which resulted in dropped murder charges back in August of 2019.
Burr & Forman Orlando attorneys, Howard S. Marks and Sheena A. Thakrar, successfully appealed a Florida trial court’s ruling denying Hobby Lobby’s motion to compel arbitration in a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by a former employee, Alan Cole. The Fifth District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court’s decision and held that the arbitration agreement Cole signed when he began his employment with Hobby Lobby was valid and enforceable.
In a case before the United States Supreme Court, Burr attorneys Cheri Gatlin, Travis Ramey, and Devin Dolive served as part of the legal team for client Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC and argued against a non-party’s attempt to compel international arbitration in a case governed by the New York Convention. Outokumpu Stainless USA in Calvert, Alabama is part of a group of companies that is one of the world’s largest producers of stainless steel.
Burr & Forman recently claimed a victory for its client CIOX Health, LLC in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Faber, et al. vs. CIOX Health, LLC, Case. No. 18-5896 (6th Cir. December 5, 2019). Burr serves as national counsel to CIOX, one of the nation’s largest processors of requests for medical records.
A team from Burr’s appellate litigation group, including Birmingham partner Travis Ramey, Birmingham associate Emily Schreiber, and Columbia associate Grayson Lambert, filed a brief today with the U.S. Supreme Court involving rights-of-way for the pipeline and energy industry. The firm worked alongside South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan on the brief, which addresses issues with a recent U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decision affecting Atlantic Coast Pipeline and the ability to construct pipelines under the Appalachian Trail.
Burr & Forman LLP recently represented Los Angeles-based private equity firm Brentwood Associates in securing a majority interest in the rapidly expanding Chicken Salad Chick franchisee. Brentwood Associates acquired the rights from Atlanta-based Eagle Merchant Partners.
Burr & Forman LLP announces the election of six attorneys to partnership, effective January 1. The new partners include Columbia attorney Grayson Lambert; Fort Lauderdale…
In an article published by Modern Restaurant Management on January 27, April Mason discusses how restaurant owners should approach creating a plan to franchise their…
For the second year in a row, Burr & Forman has scored a 90 on the Corporate Equality Index (“CEI”), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (“LGBTQ”) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The firm’s score reflects a commitment to LGBTQ workplace equality, with respect to tangible policies, benefits, and practices.
As 2019 draws to a close and millions of people contemplate their resolutions for the new year, USCIS made good on their promise (discussed in our prior article) and announced the implementation of a new H-1B filing process for 2020. USCIS originally announced the change in early 2019, but delayed implementation. The new process significantly changes the H-1B petition timeline and requires employers to prioritize foreign national hiring decisions earlier than previous years.