Burr & Forman remains prepared to quickly adapt and effectively serve our clients throughout this challenging time and to promote the health, safety and well-being of our employees, clients, families, and communities.
As always, Burr & Forman is dedicated to serving as your trusted business partner to advise and address the unique challenges your industries are now faced with. Whether related to business operations, your employees, or potential legal implications, our team can help provide solutions and counsel with perspective from a wide range of legal service areas from food and beverage, health care, and cybersecurity to immigration, labor and employment and insurance coverage.
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Like you, we are closely monitoring the developing situation with COVID-19. Burr & Forman remains prepared to quickly adapt and effectively serve our clients throughout this challenging time and to promote the health, safety and well-being of our employees, clients, families and communities.
On Wednesday, March 18, our Labor & Employment Team hosted a webinar “What’s Next for Employers: Dealing with COVID-19, Law Changes, Remote Workforce, and Social Distancing” presented by Christine Tenley, Matthew Scully, and Caroline Page. Click on the link below to listen to the webinar now!
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.
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.
Like you, we are closely monitoring the developing situation with COVID-19. Burr & Forman remains prepared to quickly adapt and effectively serve our clients throughout…
On March 18, 2020, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the "Act"), which is comprehensive legislation intended to target economic issues arising from…
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.
On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation restricting direct travel from the European “Schengen” Region to the United States. There has been some confusion about the nature of the restrictions and who is affected, which the synopsis below hopefully clarifies.