Two Burr Attorneys Recognized by JD Supra's 2017 Readers' Choice Awards

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Birmingham, Ala., March 20, 2017 - Burr & Forman announces that two of its attorneys, Nashville-based Partner Matthew J. DeVries and Birmingham-based Partner David A. Elliott, have been recognized by JD Supra's 2017 Readers' Choice Awards.

The awards acknowledge top authors for their excellent reach with readers in a specific industry or for their thought leadership writing on a key, cross-industry topic. The recipients were selected from among thousands of authors published by JD Supra during 2016, for the level of visibility and engagement they attained with JD Supra's readers. To view the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards award booklet which contains information on all award categories and recipients, please click here.

DeVries was recognized in the Construction Industry category. He is the founder and author of "Best Practices in Construction Law," a construction-related blog that focuses on lessons learned, technology, project management and legal trends in the construction industry. DeVries is also the author of a personal blog titled "The Same as You," which focuses on juggling family, work, and life.

Elliott was recognized in the Dodd-Frank category. He is an author for Burr & Forman's "Consumer Finance Litigation" blog which focuses on news, regulatory changes, legal opinions and practical tips involving all areas of consumer finance regulation and litigation.

JD Supra's Readers Choice Awards
The Readers' Choice Awards recognize top authors being read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across our platform during 2016. These awards acknowledge top authors and firms for their excellent reach with readers in a specific industry or for their thought leadership writing on a key, cross-industry topic.

About JD Supra
JD Supra delivers need-to-know legal and business content to professionals in all industries via more than 100 proprietary social feeds, on mobile platforms, in daily email digests, and as news across the web. Through the innovative use of technology and curated audiences, JD Supra connects over 34,000 professionals writing on important topics to C-suite executives, in-house counsel, and media members concerned with matters impacting business today. JD Supra also provides firms with competitive insights and market intelligence derived from the thousands of articles being read daily across the platform. For more information, visit

About Burr & Forman LLP
For over a century, Burr & Forman LLP's experienced legal team has served clients 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 nearly 300 attorneys and eleven offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm's website at

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