16 Burr and Forman Attorneys Selected Among Mid-South Super Lawyers For 2015

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Nashville, Tenn. / Jackson, Miss., November 9, 2015 - Burr & Forman LLP announces that 9 of its attorneys have been included among Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2015, and an additional 7 attorneys are recognized as Rising Stars by the publication.

Only five percent of lawyers in the Mid-South region, which includes Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee, are named by Super Lawyers. No more than two-and-a-half percent are named as Rising Stars; attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

The Burr & Forman attorneys named among Mid-South Super Lawyers for the 2015 list are:

Jackson Office

Super Lawyers:
Cheri T. Gatlin - Business Litigation
Eric F. Hatten - Business Litigation

Rising Stars:
John M. Lassiter - Construction Litigation
Christopher D. Meyer - Construction Litigation

Nashville Office

Super Lawyers:
Ken Bryant - Business Litigation
Robert C. Goodrich, Jr. - Creditor Debtor Rights
Garry K. Grooms - Business Litigation
C. Tucker Herndon - Banking
David W. Houston, IV - Bankruptcy: Business
William L. Penny - Environmental
Emily Campbell Taube - Business Litigation

Rising Stars:
Joshua A. Ehrenfeld - Tax
J. Mathew Kroplin - Business Litigation
Zachary D. Miller - Consumer Law
Brian C. Neal - Business Litigation
Gregory T. Young - Environmental

The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the Law & Politics' attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Super Lawyers can be found online at www.superlawyers.com, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

About Burr & Forman LLP
For over a century, Burr & Forman LLP's experienced legal team has served clients with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with nearly 300 attorneys and nine offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.

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