Burr & Forman

Anna W. Akers

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  • J.D., cum laude, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University (2017)
  • B.A., Berry College (2014)
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Southern District of Alabama

  • Birmingham Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section: Executive Committee (2020)
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section: Secretary (2020), Executive Board (2018-present)
  • Birmingham Business Journal, "2021 NextGen BHM" Winner
  • Birmingham Business Journal, “Rising Stars of Law” (2020)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Bankruptcy: Business (2019, 2020)
  • Executive Editor, Cumberland Law Review (2016-2017)
  • Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow (2015-2016)
  • Scholar of Merit, Civil Procedure (2014)
  • The Alabama & Lyric Theatres, Junior Board (2018-present)
  • The Red Barn, Vice President (present)
  • The Rotaract Club of Birmingham

Associate | Birmingham, AL

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Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy

Anna Akers is an Associate in the Birmingham office where she practices in the firm's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy group.

Anna received her Juris Doctor from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. During law school, Anna served as the Executive Editor of the Cumberland Law Review, a Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow, and is the recipient of the Scholar of Merit Award. Anna also worked with the Admission’s Office as an Admission Ambassador.

Prior to attending law school, Anna earned her undergraduate degree from Berry College. Throughout her tenure at Berry, Anna worked with the In-House General Counsel as a liaison between the General Counsel and thirteen student-run enterprises to facilitate communication about legal and risk management issues, and diagnose risk concerns in start-up businesses. Anna also served as the student chair of a philanthropy organization.