Callie Whatley Named One of Birmingham Business Journal's Rising Stars Lawyers of 2016

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Birmingham, Ala., October 10, 2016 - Burr & Forman announces that Birmingham-based Partner, Callie Sullins Whatley has been named as one of the Birmingham Business Journal's Rising Stars Lawyers of 2016.

The Rising Stars Lawyers of 2016 list recognizes 30 up-and-coming attorneys in Birmingham's legal industry. Those honored were chosen based on their contributions to their firms and their potential to shape the industry as well as the Birmingham legal world in the years to come. Whatley was featured in the October 5 edition of the publication. Read the feature from the Birmingham Business Journal online here.

At Burr, Whatley practices in the firm's corporate and tax group, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. Her practice regularly involves negotiating purchase and sale documents, and conducting and managing due diligence. She has had a wide range of experience with mergers and acquisitions in the manufacturing and renewable energy industries, as well as more service-oriented industries such as restaurants and health clubs. Whatley counsels on operational matters involving corporate work, including drafting and negotiating terms and conditions of purchase or sale, drafting and negotiating leases, and other operational contracts relevant to the client's business.

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 nearly 300 attorneys and 10 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. For more information, visit the firm's website at

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