Burr & Forman Continues Fort Lauderdale Expansion With New Commercial Litigation Partner
Ft. Lauderdale, FL. - Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Laurence S. Litow as a partner in the firm's Fort Lauderdale office and a member of the Commercial Litigation practice group. Litow's arrival follows the firm's recent relocation to a larger office in Fort Lauderdale to accommodate the growth of the firm's South Florida practice since the office opened in 2012.
"Larry's experience handling complex litigation for a wide range of industries, coupled with his dedication to client service, complement the firm's focus on advancing our clients' business goals throughout our Florida offices and Southeastern footprint," said John Chiles, managing partner of Burr & Forman's Fort Lauderdale office. "As South Florida continues to see great economic growth, we will continue to strategically expand our services in the region and throughout the state in response to the business and legal needs facing our clients."
Litow focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation, including matters related to real estate and lender liability defense, construction lien litigation, partnership and shareholder disputes, trade secrets and non-disclosure agreements, construction defect litigation, as well as litigation in banking, contracts, fraud, trust, bankruptcy and probate. He has experience representing closely held and Fortune 500 companies, as well as government agencies and financial institutions.
Outside of his legal practice, Litow is an active leader in the South Florida community. He serves as chairman of the Planning and Zoning Board of the City of Parkland. He is also a past president and director of the Soref Jewish Community Center in Plantation, Fla. and past director of the Daniel D. Cantor Senior Center and the Broward Jewish Federation.
Litow earned his undergraduate degree from George Washington University and his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law.
In addition to its Fort Lauderdale location, Burr & Forman has offices in Orlando and Tampa, Fla., and six other cities throughout the Southeast. The firm has nearly 80 attorneys licensed to practice in Florida.
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.