Burr & Forman Expands Across Southeast with Addition of 16 Attorneys

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Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce the addition of 16 attorneys across the firm's footprint.

CEO Ed Christian commented on the new editions, “Burr remains committed to adding quality attorneys in tandem with client needs and we are excited to continue building the next generation of attorneys.”

Four attorneys join the firm as Counsel in Birmingham, Alabama, Daniel Island and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Nashville, Tennessee.

Mallory Morgan Combest joins the Birmingham, Alabama office as Counsel in the Financial Services Litigation Practice Group. She assists client in developing strategies for efficient, successful resolution of litigation. For over seven years prior to joining Burr, Mallory served as a law clerk for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. During this time, she clerked for both the Honorable Susan Russ Walker, for whom she was the career clerk, and the Honorable Paul W. Greene. Mallory has a strong knowledge of the federal court system and understanding of both federal civil and criminal law.

Whitney Sport McElroy joins the Nashville, Tennessee office as Counsel in the Lending Practice Group. She has a broad range of experience in real estate and lending including managing and closing real estate and business transactions, and identifying and resolving legal and title issues. Prior to joining Burr & Forman, Whitney worked as Managing Attorney for a multi-office title company, where she was responsible for facilitating and closing commercial and residential real estate transactions and drafting and reviewing closing and related financing documents. While in this role, she served as legal advisor to all of the title company's Tennessee offices.

Julie A. Oliver joins the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina office as Counsel in the Corporate and Tax Practice Group. She counsels clients in all areas of estate planning, including complex gift, generation skipping transfer tax, estate tax planning, lifetime giving and charitable planning, and prenuptial agreements. She also handles all aspects of probate and trust administration, including advising fiduciaries throughout the administrative process.

Sara S. Parrish joins the Daniel Island, South Carolina office as Counsel in the Government Relations Practice Group. Prior to joining Burr & Forman, she served as Counsel to the Clerk in the South Carolina Senate where she provided legal counsel and drafted legal research, bills, and amendments. Within the South Carolina Senate, she also served as an Oversight Analyst in the Office of Senate Oversight and as a Staff Attorney on the Judiciary Committee. Sara also worked with the South Carolina Ports Authority as a Government Relations Manager.

Twelve attorneys join the firm as Associates in seven offices.

The 12 new associates include:

Robert B. Adams, Birmingham, Alabama, Corporate

Joseph Barnello, Birmingham, Alabama, Labor & Employment

Kolton L. Bell, Jacksonville, Florida, Corporate

Ashton G. Brock, Birmingham, Alabama, Tort Trial, Insurance and Products

Chloe E. Champion, Birmingham, Alabama, Real Estate

Emma P. Goodloe, Mobile, Alabama, Construction

Anastasia Jones, Orlando, Florida, Corporate

Charles S. Kinley, Greenville, South Carolina, Intellectual Property

Callie S. Leopard, Birmingham, Alabama, General Commercial Litigation

Thomas “Jack” Schultz, Jackson, Mississippi, Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy

Jake W. Summerlin, Atlanta, Georgia, Lending

Catherine C. Turner, Birmingham, Alabama, Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy

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