60 Burr & Forman Attorneys Ranked in 2024 Chambers USA

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Burr & Forman is pleased to announce that 60 of its attorneys have been ranked in the 2024 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory featuring client-led intelligence on America's leading lawyers for business.

The firm received a total of 28 rankings across its footprint, including Alabama for Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Construction, Corporate/Commercial, Health Care, Labor & Employment, Litigation: Appellate, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate. In Florida, the firm received top rankings for Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Intellectual Property, and Construction. In Georgia, the firm was ranked in the areas of Banking & Finance and Bankruptcy/Restructuring. The firm also received top rankings in South Carolina for Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Health Care, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate. In Tennessee, the firm ranked in the areas of Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Environment, and Litigation: General Commercial.

New additions to the firm's rankings include Alabama for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation and North Carolina for Intellectual Property. The firm also achieved a nationwide ranking for Food & Beverages: Alcohol.

The attorneys recognized by Chambers USA in the 2024 guide, along with the practice areas in which they were selected, are:


  • John Kavanagh, Transporation: Maritime Litigation


  • Gail Mills, Banking & Finance and Real Estate

  • Dwight Mixson, Banking & Finance and Real Estate

  • Damon Denney, Banking & Finance

  • Mike Hall, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • Joe Joseph, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • Derek Meek, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • Marc Solomon, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • Heather Jamison, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • David Wanhatalo, Construction

  • Ed Christian, Corporate/Commercial*

  • Gene Price, Corporate/Commercial

  • April Mason, Corporate/Commercial

  • Lee Thuston, Corporate/Commercial**

  • Callie Whatley, Corporate/Commercial

  • Schuyler Espy, Environment

  • Howard Bogard, Health Care

  • Richard Brockman, Health Care

  • Kelli Fleming, Health Care

  • Jim Hoover, Health Care

  • Angie Cameron Smith, Health Care

  • John Coleman, Labor & Employment

  • Marcel Debruge, Labor & Employment

  • Ingu Hwang, Labor & Employment

  • Mike Lucas, Labor & Employment

  • Bryance Metheny, Labor & Employment

  • Katy Willis, Labor & Employment

  • Forrest Latta, Litigation: Appellate

  • Paul Cavender, Litigation: General Commercial

  • Rik Tozzi, Litigation: General Commercial

  • Vic Hayslip, Litigation: General Commercial

  • Robin Mark, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

  • Melinda Sellers, Real Estate***


  • Cory Falgowski, Bankruptcy/Restructuring


  • Eric Golden, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • Ellsworth Summers, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • Troy Smith, Construction

  • Robert Williams, Health Care

  • Ryan Corbett, Intellectual Property***

  • Harvey Kauget, Intellectual Property

  • Greg Lunny, Litigation: Product Liability


  • Ed Snow, Banking & Finance

  • Erich Durlacher, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • Graham Stieglitz, Bankruptcy/Restructuring


  • Cheri Gatlin, Construction

North Carolina

  • Lance Lawson, Intellectual Property

  • Cybil Abrao, Real Estate: Finance

South Carolina

  • Jennifer Blumenthal, Banking & Finance

  • Celeste Jones, Health Care, and Litigation: General Commercial

  • Elizabeth Crum, Health Care

  • Jim Gilliam, Labor & Employment***

  • Ned Nicholson, Litigation: General Commercial

  • Judith Mcinnis, Real Estate

  • Mark Sharpe, Real Estate


  • Tucker Herndon, Banking & Finance

  • Lindsey Arnold, Banking & Finance

  • Nicole Keefe, Banking & Finance****

  • David Houston, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • Bill Penny, Environment

  • Tom Potter, Litigation: General Commercial

About Chambers USA

Chambers and Partners publishes Chambers USA, a guide to law firms and lawyers across the country. Every year, Chambers and Partners conducts thousands of in-depth interviews with clients to assess the reputations of business lawyers. Top firms and lawyers are ranked, and their merits are described—usually in the words of their clients, who are interviewed by the Chamber's research staff. The weight of client interviews gives Chambers and Partners guides their highly valued credibility and reliability. The 2024 guide is available here.

* Eminent Practitioner

** Ranked as a “Senior Statesperson

*** Ranked as an “Up & Comer

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