84 Burr Attorneys Named 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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Burr & Forman announces that 83 of its Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee attorneys have been selected for inclusion among Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2018. This also includes 29 attorneys who 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 83 attorneys are included in Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine in November.

The Burr & Forman attorneys named among Mid-South Super Lawyers for the 2018 list are:


Bryan O. Balogh - Class Action

Howard E. Bogard - Health Care

Richard J. Brockman - Health Care

Greg Burge - Personal Injury General: Defense

Martin E. Burke - Business Litigation

Jennifer "Ginger" M. Busby - Business Litigation

Christopher Carson - Bankruptcy: Business

Paul Cavender - Class Action

Michael K. K. Choy - Business Litigation

Edward R. Christian - Mergers & Acquisitions

John J. Coleman, III - Employment and Labor

Marcel L. Debruge - Employment and Labor

David A. Elliott - Business Litigation

Gerald P. Gillespy - Business Litigation

Michael L. Hall - Bankruptcy: Business

Victor L. Hayslip - Business Litigation

Brent D. Hitson - Business Litigation

James A. Hoover - Health Care

Joe A. Joseph - Bankruptcy Business

Richard C. Keller - Business Litigation

Kermit L. Kendrick - Civil Litigation Defense

Joseph W. Letzer - Business Litigation

Gary M. London - Antitrust Litigation

Michael L. Lucas - Employment and Labor

Reid S. Manley - General Litigation

Frank McRight - Employment and Labor

Derek F. Meek - Bankruptcy: Business

Bryance Metheny - Employment and Labor

John C. Morrow - Business Litigation

Robert H. Rutherford - Business Litigation

Trent Scofield - Employment and Labor

Elizabeth B. Shirley - Business Litigation

Marc P. Solomon - Bankruptcy: Business

Frank R. Springfield - Consumer Law

George M. Taylor, III - Mergers and Acquisitions

Joshua H. Threadcraft - Consumer Law

William "Lee" Thuston - Business/Corporate

Rik S. Tozzi - Consumer Law

Turner B. Williams - Transportation and Maritime


Cheri T. Gatlin - Business Litigation


William Daniels, Jr. - Construction Litigation

John P. Kavanagh, Jr. - Transportation/Maritime

Forrest S. Latta - Insurance Coverage


Kenneth (Ken) M. Bryant - Business Litigation

Garry K. Grooms - Business Litigation

David W. Houston, IV - Bankruptcy: Business

Brian C. Neal - Business Litigation

William L. Penny - Environmental

Thomas K. Potter, III - Securities Litigation

Stephen H. Price - Employment and Labor

Clark Spoden - Employment and Labor

Emily B. Campbell Taube - Business Litigation

Jerry w. Taylor - Health Care

Gregory T. Young - Environmental

The Burr & Forman attorneys named as Rising Stars are:


Nancy Fouad Carey - Construction Litigation

Benjamin B. Coulter - Securities Litigation

Rachel R. Friedman - Consumer Law

James "Jay" Haithcock, III - Bankruptcy: Business

Ryan J. Hebson - General Litigation

Carlton Hilson - Employment & Labor

William "J." Long, IV - General Litigation

Ellen T. Mathews - Business Litigation

Matthew T. Mitchell - Consumer Law

Kip A. Nesmith - General Litigation

Travis E. Ramey - Appellate

Melinda Eubanks Sellers - Real Estate

Megan P. Stephens - Civil Litigation: Defense

Kristen Peters Watson - Consumer Law

Amy Jordan Wilkes - Employment and Labor

Ronald D. (Scott) Williams - Employment and Labor


John M. Lassiter - Construction Litigation

Christopher D. Meyer - Construction Litigation


Kasee Sparks Heisterhagen - Civil Litigation: Defense

Taylor B. Johnson - Business Litigation

Anna L. Scully - Immigration: Business

Christine B. Segarra - Civil Litigation: Plaintiff


Ingu Hwang - Employment & Labor


Lindsey Arnold - Banking

Tucker Herndon - Banking

Mathew Kroplin - Health Care

Zachary D. Miller - Consumer Law

Chris Suedekum - Civil Litigation: Defense

Patrick Warfield - Bankruptcy: Business

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 2018 list can be found online at www.superlawyers.com.

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 300 attorneys and 12 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. Effective January 1, 2019, the firm will acquire Carolinas-based McNair Law Firm, boosting its presence to more than 350 attorneys and 19 offices.

For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.

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