76 Burr Attorneys Selected Among Alabama Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2014

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Only five percent of lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers and 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 Alabama Super Lawyers for the 2014 list are:


W. Michael Atchison - Business Litigation

Bryan O. Balogh - Business Litigation

Matthew W. Barnes - Mergers & Acquisitions

Howard E. Bogard - Health Care

Richard J. Brockman- Health Care

S. Greg Burge - Personal Injury General: Defense

Jennifer "Ginger" M. Busby - Business Litigation

D. Christopher Carson - Business Litigation

C. Paul Cavender - Class Action

Michael K. K. Choy - Business Litigation

Edward R. Christian - Business/Corporate

John J. Coleman, III - Employment and Labor

Marcel L. Debruge - Employment and Labor

David A. Elliott - Business Litigation

Ronald W. Farley - Environmental

Gerald P. Gillespy - Business Litigation

Michael L. Hall - Bankruptcy: Business

Ashley H. Hattaway - Employment and Labor

Victor L. Hayslip - Business Litigation

Brent D. Hitson - Business Litigation

James A. Hoover - Health Care

W. Benjamin Johnson - Real Estate

Richard C. Keller - Business Litigation

Joseph W. Letzer - Business Litigation

Gary M. London - Antitrust Litigation

Michael L. Lucas - Employment and Labor

Reid S. Manley - Banking

Derek F. Meek - Bankruptcy: Business

K. Bryance Metheny - Employment and Labor

Gail Livingston Mills - Real Estate

Dwight L. Mixson - Banking

John C. Morrow - Business Litigation

Dent M. Morton - Employment and Labor

Gene T. Price - Mergers and Acquisitions

David W. Proctor-Personal Injury-Medical Malpractice: Defense

Robert B. Rubin - Bankruptcy: Business

Robert H. Rutherford - Business Litigation

Elizabeth B. Shirley - Business Litigation

Jack P. Stephenson, Jr. - Business/Corporate

George M. Taylor, III - Mergers and Acquisitions

William "Lee" Thuston - Business/Corporate

Rik S. Tozzi - Consumer Law

Allan R. Wheeler - Insurance Coverage


Edward Issacs Bowron - Insurance Coverage

Betsy P. Collins - Business Litigation

C. William Daniels, Jr. - Construction Litigation

John P. Kavanagh, Jr. - Transportation/Maritime

Forrest S. Latta - Business Litigation

Frank McRight - Employment and Labor

H. William Wasden - Employment and Labor

Ricardo A. Woods -Personal Injury-Products: Defense


John T. Mooresmith - Health Care

The Burr & Forman attorneys named as Rising Stars are:


Angela C. Cameron - Personal Injury-Medical Malpractice: Defense

Edward D. Cotter - Business Litigation

Benjamin B. Coulter - Business Litigation

Ronald W. Flowers - Employment and Labor

Rachel R. Friedman - Consumer Law

James H. "Jay" Haithcock, III - Bankruptcy: Business

Amy K. Jordan - Employment and Labor

William "J." Long, IV - General Litigation

Ellen T. Mathews - Business Litigation

Zachary D. Miller - Consumer Law

Matthew T. Mitchell - Consumer Law

Kip A. Nesmith - General Litigation

Melinda Eubanks Sellers - Real Estate

Marc P. Solomon - Bankruptcy: Business

R. Frank Springfield - Consumer Law

Megan P. Stephens - Business Litigation

Kathryn M. Willis - Employment and Labor


Taylor N. Barr - Business Litigation

John P. Browning - Personal Injury -General: Defense

Bess M. Parrish Creswell - Creditor Debtor Rights: Business

Kristin Taylor Parsons - Employment Litigation: Defense

Anna L. Scully - Immigration

Thomas M. Wood - Construction Litigation

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.

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