Burr Partner Mike Lucas Elected as a Fellow to the American College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Birmingham, Ala., June 28, 2017 - Burr & Forman announces that Michael L. Lucas, partner in the firm's Birmingham office, has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by ones colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence.
The twenty-second installation of Fellows will be held November 11, 2017 in Washington, DC, coincident with the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section's Continuing Legal Education Conference.
Lucas is the former Chair of the firm's Labor & Employment practice section and the firm's General Counsel. He represents employers in state and federal court and before administrative agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board. Lucas also represents management in labor and employment law matters in both state and federal courts. He also has extensive experience in representing employers in dealing with legal compliance with the National Labor Relations Act.
About the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers was the vision of a number of the Fellows. The idea was to further establish this profession in all its aspects as one uniquely important to the world of labor and employment law, individual rights, collective bargaining and dispute resolution. The College was established in 1995 through an initiative of the Council of The Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association. It operates as a free standing organization recognizing those who, by long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field.
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 11 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.