20 Burr & Forman Attorneys Named Florida Super Lawyers And Rising Stars

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Orlando, Fla., June 9, 2016 - Burr & Forman announces that 11 of its Florida attorneys have been selected for inclusion among Super Lawyers for 2016. In addition, nine attorneys were recognized as "Rising Stars," up-and-comers under the age of 40. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers, and no more than two-and-a-half percent of the lawyers in the state are Rising Stars. The 20 attorneys are included in Florida Super Lawyers magazine in June.

The Burr & Forman attorneys named among Florida Super Lawyers for the 2016 list are:

Fort Lauderdale
John R. Chiles - Consumer Law

Adrian Rust - Bankruptcy: Business
J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr. - Bankruptcy: Business

Denise D. Dell-Powell - Bankruptcy: Business
Eric S. Golden - Bankruptcy: Business
Howard S. Marks - General Litigation
Peter C. Vilmos - Construction Litigation

Harvey S. Kauget - Intellectual Property
John A. Schifino - Business Litigation
William J. Schifino, Jr. - Securities Litigation
Robert V. Williams - Business Litigation


The Burr & Forman attorneys named as Rising Stars are:

Fort Lauderdale
Andrew B. "Drew" Demers - Business Litigation

Gennifer L. Bridges - Business Litigation
Ty G. Roofner - Business/Corporate
Christopher R. Thompson - Bankruptcy: Business

Ryan M. Corbett - Intellectual Property Litigation
Alexandra N. Palermo - Business Litigation
Jacqueline A. Simms-Petredis - Banking
Laura Westerman Tanner - Business Litigation

About Super Lawyers
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 Law & Politics' attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Super Lawyers was first published in 1991, and the complete 2014 list can be found online at www.superlawyers.com.

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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