Burr & Forman Expands Corporate Practice With Addition Of Millissa Johnson In Atlanta

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Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of Atlanta-based associate Millissa Johnson, who joins the firm’s Corporate and Tax Practice Group. Millissa advises clients on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, capital raises, corporate restructurings, private equity transactions, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance.

"Millissa’s breadth of experience as a transactional lawyer combined with her business acumen provide a unique perspective that complements the growing legal needs of our corporate clients," said Erich Durlacher, Burr & Forman’s Atlanta office managing partner. "Millissa’s knowledge and diverse professional background are an asset to our corporate practice and will serve to strengthen our ability to expand the depth of our client service."

Millissa began her legal career in New York City working for an AmLaw 50 firm.  After spending her formative years gaining legal experience in New York City, Millissa relocated to Atlanta.  Over the course of her career, Johnson has provided legal and business advice to high-growth startups in a variety of industries. She has advised public and private companies on complex transactions, including stock and asset acquisitions and sales, mergers, and initial public offerings. She also has experience advising clients in the technology, media and entertainment industries on valuation, financing and strategic positioning.

Johnson received her undergraduate degree from Williams College and her law degree from Harvard Law School.

For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP’s experienced legal team has served clients at the intersection of business and government 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 360 attorneys and 19 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. The firm operates as Burr Forman McNair in North Carolina and South Carolina. For more information, visit the firm’s website at www.burr.com.

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