David Dowd Named Chairman of the Business Law Section of the Alabama State Bar

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Birmingham, Ala., July 26, 2016 - Burr & Forman announces that Birmingham-based Partner, David D. Dowd III, was named Chairman of the Business Law Section of the Alabama State Bar. His term will run from July 2016 until the Alabama State Bar Annual Meeting in July 2017.

Dowd is also a member of the American Bar Association and served on the Birmingham Bar Association Executive Committee from 2007-2010.

At Burr, Dowd counsels clients in all phases of business and corporate law and regularly handles substantial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital and other equity financings. He has extensive experience in transactions in the manufacturing, distribution, solar energy, health care, and telecommunications industries, and involving distressed businesses. In addition, Dowd has wide-ranging experience with representing buyers and sellers of businesses in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

About the Business Law Section of the Alabama State Bar
In July 2000, the Corporate Counsel section merged with the Business Law section, which was until 1998, the Corporation, Business & Banking section. Merger of these sections is in line with current business and legal practices. The section serves members of the Alabama State Bar who provide legal services to corporate clients, either as in-house corporate attorneys or as attorneys in private practice who regularly advise clients; and attorneys in private practice who represent clients in a variety of business legal matters. In addition, the section works with the Alabama Law Institute in a regular review of the corporate laws of Alabama and recommendation for revision of same from time to time as appropriate.

About Burr & Forman LLP
Burr & Forman's experienced legal team serves clients with local, national, and international legal needs. With particular industry strengths in the financial institutions, health care and manufacturing sectors, the firm's attorneys draw from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to serve as trusted business advisors and legal counsel to help clients achieve their goals. Burr & Forman is a Southeast, regional firm with nearly 300 attorneys and 10 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.

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