Burr & Forman

John Philip "J.P." Sauer

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  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School (2017)
  • B.A., Washington and Lee University (2013)
  • Birmingham Bar Association

Associate | Birmingham, AL

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Mergers & Acquisitions Private Equity & Venture Capital Corporate Commercial Contracts

J.P. practices with the firm's Corporate & Tax Group. His business law practice focuses on general corporate matters along with mergers and acquisitions.

J.P. represents clients in a variety of corporate matters including mergers, acquisitions, entity formation, corporate governance, and daily contract issues.

Prior to law school, J.P. worked at UAB as a lab tech, overseeing the growth of genetically modified algae for use as a biofuel. As well, he volunteered as an assistant to the land steward of a local land trust, helping to monitor the environmental quality of the properties in their management.

J.P. received his Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University Law School. While there he worked as a Research Assistant to Professor Daniel Gervais on his textbook, (Re)structuring Copyright: A Comprehensive Path to International Copyright Reform.