Two Burr Attorneys Named to "Best of the Bar" 2017 by the Nashville Business Journal

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Nashville, Tenn., June 23, 2017 - Burr & Forman announces that two of its Nashville-based Partners, Robert C. "Bob" Goodrich, Jr. and William L. "Bill" Penny, have been named to the Nashville Business Journal's 15th Annual "Best of the Bar" list.

"Best of the Bar" is chosen through a peer recognition process. The Nashville Business Journal starts by taking nominations from the public. After nominations close, the nominees participate in private voting - to vote on one another. The winners are designated into 16 categories based on area of practice.

Honorees will be recognized in the June 23 edition of the Nashville Business Journal and honored at a cocktail reception on June 27 at City Winery.

Goodrich is recognized in the area of Bankruptcy. At Burr, Goodrich practices in the Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy practice group. He represents creditors, creditors' committees, landlords, and other interested parties in bankruptcy and insolvency related matters in state and federal courts. Goodrich has been designated by the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification as a specialist in business bankruptcy.

Penny is recognized in the area of Environmental law. At Burr, Penny is the chair of the firm's Environmental practice group. He has a wide range of experience in environmental law at the state and federal levels, including natural resource law, mining, remediation, negotiation with regulatory agencies in environmental matters, superfund litigation, RCRA matters, brownfield redevelopment, wetlands, water quality, radiological waste and compliance, and air pollution control.

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


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