Burr & Forman Attorneys Earn 44 Spots as "Leaders in Their Field" by Chambers USA

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Burr & Forman LLP announces that 44 of its attorneys have been ranked as leading practitioners in 14 different practice areas in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA, a highly regarded directory featuring client-led intelligence on America's leading lawyers for business. The 2015 guide is available at http://www.chambersandpartners.com/USA.

In addition, Burr & Forman's Birmingham office received top rankings in 6 practice areas:
Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate. The Atlanta office received top rankings in Banking and Finance and Bankruptcy/Restructuring; the Jackson office received top rankings in Litigation: General Commercial and the Orlando office received top rankings in Bankruptcy/Restructuring. Burr & Forman was also nationally ranked in Transportation: Shipping: Litigation.

"Providing excellent legal services to our clients is our number one priority," explained W. Lee Thuston, managing partner of Burr & Forman. "We thank them for recognizing our efforts through Chambers.

The Burr & Forman attorneys recognized by Chambers USA in the 2015 guide, along with the practice areas in which they were selected, are:

Edward H. Brown, Corporate/M&A
Erich N. Durlacher, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Jon M. Gumbel, Labor & Employment
Gary W. Farris, Real Estate
Jack G. Kowalski, Construction
Anton F. Mertens, Immigration
Paul Burke O'Hearn, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Ed Snow, Banking & Finance
Graham H. Stieglitz, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

W. Michael Atchison, Litigation: General Commercial
Richard J. Brockman, Corporate/Commercial
Edward R. Christian, Corporate/Commercial
D. Christopher Carson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
C. Paul Cavender, Litigation: General Commercial
John J. Coleman III, Labor & Employment
Marcel L. Debruge, Labor & Employment
John F. DeBuys, Jr., Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Damon P. Denney; Banking & Finance
Michael L. Hall, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Ashley H. Hattaway, Labor & Employment
Joe A. Joseph, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Michael L. Lucas, Labor & Employment
Derek F. Meek, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Bryance Metheny, Labor & Employment
Gail Livingston Mills, Banking & Finance and Real Estate
Dwight L. Mixson, Banking & Finance and Real Estate
Gene T. Price, Corporate/Commercial
Joel "Jay" A. Price, Jr., Banking & Finance
Marc P. Solomon, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Jack P. Stephenson, Jr., Corporate/Commercial
George M. Taylor III, Corporate/Commercial
Rik S. Tozzi, Litigation: General Commercial
William "Lee" Thuston, Corporate/Commercial

Cheri T. Gatlin, Litigation: Construction

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

Robert C. Goodrich, Jr., Litigation: Bankruptcy
David W. Houston IV, Litigation: Bankruptcy
William L. Penny, Environment
Thomas K. Potter III, Litigation: General Commercial
Gregory T. Young, Environment

Denise D. Dell-Powell, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Eric S. Golden, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Michael A. Nardella, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

About Chambers USA
Chambers and Partners publishes Chambers USA, a guide to law firms and lawyers across the country. Every year, Chambers and 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 and Partners' guides their highly valued credibility and reliability. For more information, visit www.chambersandpartners.com.

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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