40 Burr Attorneys Recognized as "Leaders in Their Field" by CHAMBERS USA

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The full 2014 guide is available at http://www.chambersandpartners.com/USA.

In addition, Burr & Forman's Birmingham office received top rankings in six practice areas:

Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/Commercial, Labor and Employment, Real Estate, and Litigation: General Commercial. The firm's Atlanta office received top rankings in Banking and Finance and Bankruptcy/Restructuring, and the Orlando office received top rankings in Bankruptcy/Restructuring.

Mobile attorney John Kavanagh also received top ranking on the national level in the area of Shipping Litigation.

"Our number one objective is to provide excellent service to achieve the best results for our clients," said W. Lee Thuston, managing partner of Burr & Forman. "We are honored with these recognitions and thankful to our clients for their feedback. Their continued support and endorsement is the most meaningful ranking we can earn."

The Burr & Forman attorneys recognized by Chambers USA in the 2014 guide, along with the practice areas in which they were selected, are:



Edward H. Brown, Corporate/M&A

Erich N. Durlacher, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Gary W. Farris, Real Estate

Jack G. Kowalski, Construction

Anton F. Mertens, Immigration

Paul Burke O'Hearn, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Ed Snow, Banking and Finance

Graham H. Stieglitz, Bankruptcy/Restructuring



W. Michael Atchison, Litigation: General Commercial

Richard J. Brockman, Corporate/Commercial

D. Christopher Carson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

C. Paul Cavender, Litigation: General Commercial

Edward R. Christian, Corporate/Commercial

John J. Coleman III, Labor and Employment

John F. DeBuys, Jr., Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Marcel L. Debruge, Labor and Employment

Michael L. Hall, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Ashley H. Hattaway, Labor and Employment

J. Fredric Ingram, Labor and Employment

Joe A. Joseph, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Michael L. Lucas, Labor and Employment

Derek F. Meek, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Bryance Metheny, Labor and Employment

Gail Livingston Mills, Banking and Finance; Real Estate

Dwight L. Mixson, Banking and Finance; Real Estate

Gene T. Price, Corporate/Commercial

Joel (Jay) A. Price, Jr., Banking and Finance

Jack P. Stephenson, Jr., Corporate/Commercial

George M. Taylor III, Corporate/Commercial

William "Lee" Thuston, Corporate/Commercial

Rik S. Tozzi, Litigation: General Commercial



Cheri T. Gatlin, Litigation: Construction



John P. Kavanagh, Jr., Transportation: Shipping: Litigation



David W. Houston, IV, Litigation: Bankruptcy

Thomas K. Potter III, Litigation: General Commercial



Denise D. Dell-Powell, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Eric S. Golden, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Michael A. Nardella, Bankruptcy/Restructuring


In addition, several attorneys are specifically recognized by Chambers USA in the following capacities:

William "Lee" Thuston is recognized as an Eminent Practitioner.

John DeBuys, Jr., Fredric J. Ingram is recognized as Senior Statesmen.

Ashley H. Hattaway, David Houston and Bryance Metheny are recognized as Up and Coming.

Michael Nardella is recognized as an Associate to Watch.


About Chambers USA

Chambers & Partners publishes Chambers USA, a guide to law firms and lawyers across the country. Every year, Chambers & Partners conducts thousands of in-depth interviews with clients in order to assess the reputations of business lawyers. Top firms and lawyers are ranked and their merits described - usually in the words of their clients that are interviewed by the Chamber's research staff. It is the weight of client interviews that gives Chambers & Partners' guides their highly valued credibility and reliability. For more information, visit www.chambersandpartners.com.


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