97 Burr & Forman Attorneys Named Among The 2016 Best Lawyers in America

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Birmingham, Ala., August 17, 2015, - Burr & Forman LLP announces the inclusion of 97 of its attorneys among the Best Lawyers in America for 2016. One of the oldest and most distinguished legal directories, Best Lawyers conducts peer-review surveys to compile its annual list of top attorneys in a number of practice areas. The 2016 edition of the publication is available today at www.bestlawyers.com.

In addition, 10 Burr & Forman attorneys have been selected as Best Lawyers' 2016 "Lawyers of the Year." Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is named as a "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant.

The Burr & Forman attorneys selected as "Lawyers of the Year," by office, are:

Birmingham
David D. Dowd, III - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Joseph W. Letzer - Franchise Law
John C. Morrow - Personal Injury Litigation - Defense
George M. Taylor, III - Corporate Law
Turner B. Williams - Transportation Law

Montgomery
Warren C. Matthews - Tax Law

 

Nashville
Ken Bryant - Transportation Law
M. Clark Spoden - Litigation - Environmental

Orlando
Vivian J. Monaco - Government Relations Practice

Tampa
William J. Schifino, Jr. - Litigation - Securities

 

The Burr & Forman attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2016 guide, by office, are:

Atlanta
Gary W. Farris - Real Estate Law
Richard A. Fishman - Economic Development Law
James M. McCarten - Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Non-Profit / Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates
Anton F. Mertens - Immigration Law
Paul Burke O'Hearn - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Ed Snow - Banking and Finance Law and Securitization, and Structured Finance Law

Birmingham
Jeffrey T. Baker - Real Estate Law
Matthew W. Barnes - Corporate Law
Howard E. Bogard - Health Care Law
Richard J. Brockman - Health Care Law
Stephen J. Bumgarner - Insurance Law
S. Greg Burge - Commercial Litigation
Jennifer "Ginger" M. Busby - Insurance Law
Angie C. Cameron - Litigation - Health Care
D. Christopher Carson - Commercial Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
C. Paul Cavender - Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Edward R. Christian - Corporate Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
John J. Coleman, III - Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment, and Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
Marcel L. Debruge - Employment Law - Management and Labor Law - Management
John F. DeBuys, Jr. - Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation - Land Use and Zoning, and Litigation - Real Estate
Damon P. Denney - Banking and Finance Law, and Real Estate Law
David D. Dowd, III - Corporate Law, and Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
David A. Elliott - Commercial Litigation, Financial Services Regulation Law, and Litigation - Banking and Finance
Ronald W. Farley - Administrative / Regulatory Law, Environmental Law, and Litigation - Environmental
William S. Fishburne, III - Construction Law and Litigation - Construction
Ronald W. Flowers - Employment Law - Management and Labor Law - Management
Gerald P. Gillespy - Commercial Litigation
Robert S. Given - Insurance Law
Michael L. Hall - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, and Litigation - Bankruptcy
Edward L. Hardin, Jr. - Commercial Litigation and Insurance Law
Tony Harlow - Insurance Law, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Ashley H. Hattaway - Employment Law - Individuals, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment
Victor L. Hayslip - Arbitration and Mediation
William S. Hereford - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Litigation - Real Estate
James A. Hoover - Health Care Law and Litigation - Health Care
Joe A. Joseph - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Richard C. Keller - Commercial Litigation
Kermit L. Kendrick - Railroad Law
Joseph W. Letzer - Commercial Litigation and Franchise Law
Gary M. London - Antitrust Law
Michael L. Lucas - Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment
Reid S. Manley - Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Banking and Finance
George Marchese - Economic Development Law
Frank McRight - Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment
Derek F. Meek - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Litigation - Bankruptcy
Gail Livingston Mills - Banking and Finance Law, and Real Estate Law
Dwight L. Mixson - Banking and Finance Law, and Real Estate Law
John C. Morrow - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, and Transportation Law
Dent M. Morton - Commercial Litigation and Employment Law - Management
Kip A. Nesmith - Commercial Litigation
Gene T. Price - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Venture Capital Law
Joel (Jay) A. Price, Jr. - Real Estate Law
David W. Proctor - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Bruce A. Rawls - Litigation - Trusts and Estates and Trusts and Estates
Michael W. Ray - Railroad Law and Transportation Law
Robert H. Rutherford - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance, and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
J. Trent Scofield - Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment
Jack P. Stephenson, Jr. - Corporate Law and Securities Regulation
Joseph G. Stewart - Banking and Finance Law, and Corporate Law
George M. Taylor, III - Corporate Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Joshua H. Threadcraft - Banking and Finance Law
William "Lee" Thuston - Corporate Law and Economic Development Law
Allan R. Wheeler - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Turner B. Williams - Railroad Law and Transportation Law
India E. Vincent - Copyright Law and Trademark Law

Fort Lauderdale
John R. Chiles - Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation - Banking and Finance, and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Jackson
Cheri T. Gatlin - Construction Law

Mobile
Douglas L. Anderson - Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation - Real Estate, and Real Estate Law
Edward Isaacs Bowron - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Construction, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
C. William Daniels, Jr. - Litigation - Construction
John P. Kavanagh, Jr. - Admiralty and Maritime Law
Forrest S. Latta - Appellate Practice and Insurance Law
Marion A. Quina, Jr. - Admiralty and Maritime Law
Bill Wasden - Labor Law - Management and Litigation - Labor and Employment

Montgomery
Warren C. Matthews - Economic Development Law, Non-Profit / Charities Law, and Tax Law
John T. Mooresmith - Health Care Law

Nashville
Ken Bryant - Transportation Law
Matthew J. DeVries - Construction Law
Robert C. Goodrich, Jr. - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Litigation - Bankruptcy
Garry K. Grooms - Commercial Litigation
David W. Houston, IV - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Litigation - Bankruptcy
Brian C. Neal - Commercial Litigation
William L. Penny - Administrative / Regulatory Law, Environmental Law, Government Relations Practice, Litigation - Environmental, and Water Law
Thomas K. Potter, III - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), and Litigation - Securities
Stephen H. Price - Employment Law - Management and Litigation - Labor and Employment
M. Clark Spoden - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Construction, and Litigation - Environmental
Jerry W. Taylor - Administrative / Regulatory Law and Health Care Law
Gregory T. Young - Environmental Law

Orlando
Denise D. Dell-Powell - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Litigation - Bankruptcy
Howard S. Marks - Commercial Litigation
Vivien J. Monaco - Government Relations Practice
James R. Pratt - Real Estate Law

Tampa
Scott Brown - Real Estate Law
Harvey S. Kauget - Information Technology Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Patent Law, Technology Law, and Trademark Law
William J. Schifino, Jr. - Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, and Litigation - Securities
Scott I. Steady - Environmental Law
Robert V. Williams - Commercial Litigation and Environmental Law

 

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 nine offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.

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