Burr & Forman

Christian W. Borek

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  • L.L.M., Taxation, New York University (2018)
  • J.D., cum laude, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (2017)
  • M.B.A., Samford University (2017)
  • B.A., Maryville College (2014)
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Tax Executives Institute Scholarship, Recipient (2018)
  • Cumberland Law Review, Writing Editor (2016-2017)
  • Judge Abraham Caruthers Legal Writing and Research Fellow (2015-2016)
  • Scholar of Merit, Economic Analysis of the Law
  • Scholar of Merit, Partnership Taxation
  • National Moot Court Team
  • Habitat for Humanity International (2010-2016)
  • Adopt-A-Mile, Keep Blount Beautiful (2010-2016)
  • Tennessee Valley Coalition to End Homelessness, Intern (2012)

Associate | Birmingham, AL

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Christian is an associate in the firm's Corporate & Tax practice group where he focuses his practice on tax and business planning.

Christian has experience with conservation easements, state tax amnesty programs, and federal tax procedure. Additionally, he has assisted clients with operating agreements and other entity formation documents.

Christian received his LL.M. in Taxation from NYU School of Law and Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he graduated cum laude. During law school, Christian served as the Writing Editor of the Cumberland Law Review, was a member of the National Moot Court team, and a Legal Writing and Research Fellow. Christian also received the Scholar of Merit award in Partnership Taxation and Economic Analysis of the Law. Christian also received his Master of Business Administration from Samford University’s Brock School of Business.

Prior to attending law school, Christian attended Maryville College where he earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science and a minor in Accounting. Throughout his tenure at Maryville College, Christian worked at Tennessee Valley Coalition to End Homeless as a Business and Statistics Intern and also at the Tennessee Valley Authority as a Financial Accounting Intern. Christian was also the Chapter President of Delta Kappa Epsilon and the Vice President of the Student Government Association.

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