Burr & Forman Welcomes Mobile-Based Blake Richardson to the Transportation & Maritime Practice Group
MOBILE, Ala. March 4, 2019 – Burr & Forman announces the addition of associate Blake Richardson to the Transportation & Maritime practice group in the firm’s Mobile office. Comprised of a team of attorneys from across multiple practice areas, this group advises on the inter-related aspects of logistics law including regulatory compliance, transactions, litigation and dispute resolution. Richardson focuses his practice on insurance defense litigation, including motor vehicle / trucking defense, construction litigation and products liability defense.
“We are excited to welcome Blake to the firm as we continue to expand and strengthen our Maritime practice here in Mobile and across our region,” said Doug Anderson, Burr & Forman’s Mobile office managing partner. “The growth of our transportation and maritime team is in direct response to the needs of our clients in the domestic and international maritime community to address issues involving cargo claims, customs and immigration to contracts and property damage.”
Richardson has successfully defended corporations and individuals in multiple jury and non-jury trials to verdict across southern Alabama, receiving defense verdicts on numerous occasions.
Richardson is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association, Alabama Defense Lawyer’s Association, Baldwin County Bar Association, Mobile County Bar Association and the Mobile Bar Young Lawyers Section where he currently serves as Treasurer. In addition, he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Young Lawyers Section of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association.
Richardson received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama where he graduated with honors from the Culverhouse School of Accountancy and his law degree from Mississippi School of Law.
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.