Burr Forman McNair Attorneys Named to 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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Burr Forman McNair announces that 10 of its South Carolina attorneys have been selected for inclusion among Super Lawyers for 2020. In addition, 4 attorneys were recognized as “Rising Stars,” up-and-comers under the age of 40. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers, and no more than two-and-a-half percent of the lawyers in the state are Rising Stars. The 14 attorneys are included in South Carolina Super Lawyers magazine April issue.

The Burr Forman McNair attorneys named among South Carolina Super Lawyers for the 2020 list are:


Liz Crum - Business Litigation

Celeste Jones – Health Care

Judith McInnis – Real Estate

Rick Morgan – Employment & Labor

Ned Nicholson – Construction Litigation

Robin Stanton – Creditor Debtor Rights

Jane Trinkley – Health Care

Michael Weaver – Bankruptcy: Business


Weyman Carter – Bankruptcy: Business

Rita McKinney – Employment & Labor


The Burr & Forman attorneys named as Rising Stars are:


Jeff Allen - Tax

Grayson Lambert - Appellate

Myrtle Beach

James Gilliam – Employment & Labor

Hilton Head

John Carroll – Real Estate

About Super Lawyers

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 Law & Politics’ attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Super Lawyers was first published in 1991, and the complete 2020 list can be found online at www.superlawyers.com.


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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