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)
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama

  • Alabama Bar Association, Tax Section
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America: Corporate Law (2022), Tax Law (2022)
  • 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

Associate | Birmingham, AL

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Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Electronic Transactions Business & Succession Planning Commercial & Corporate Finance Commercial Contracts Corporate Business Formation Public Finance & Non-Profits Health Care Business, Governance & Transactional International Law & Tax Mergers & Acquisitions Private Equity & Venture Capital Tax Law Trusts & Estates Planning PPP and CARES Act Audit, Investigations and Defense


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Christian, an associate in Burr & Forman’s Corporate & Tax Group, works with clients that are part of the innovation economy and its infrastructure.

He advises businesses on matters involving entrepreneurial business and emerging technologies as well as general corporate matters. His practice is focused on private equity, venture capital, early-stage and startup companies, corporate formations and reorganizations, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, and regulatory issues.

In addition, Christian’s background includes experience in domestic and international tax matters, such as business tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, federal and state tax controversy and litigation, and state and local tax planning.