In an article published on Oct. 28, 2016 by the Birmingham Business Journal, Burr & Forman is recognized for its inclusion among the publication's "2016 Most Admired Companies." The article includes a Q&A with managing partner of the firm, Lee Thuston
. Thuston discusses what the secret is for making Burr & Forman's brand stand out in its industry, to which he replies, "Our collaboration. With 300 attorneys across 11 cities and six states, we create teams that come together to serve our clients' best interests." The article also asks how the firm stays involved in the community, to which Thuston explains, "We encourage our attorneys and staff to invest their time and energy in serving our community leaders, board members and volunteers."