Christian, an associate in Burr & Forman’s Corporate & Tax Group, works with clients that are part of the innovation economy and its infrastructure.


He advises businesses on matters involving entrepreneurial business and emerging technologies as well as general corporate matters. His practice is focused on private equity, venture capital, early-stage and startup companies, corporate formations and reorganizations, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, and regulatory issues.

In addition, Christian’s background includes experience in domestic and international tax matters, such as business tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, federal and state tax controversy and litigation, and state and local tax planning, as well as employee benefits and ERISA matters.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Corporate Law since 2022, Tax Law since 2022
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Business: Corporate since 2022
  • Tax Executives Institute Scholarship, Recipient (2018)
  • Cumberland Law Review, Writing Editor (2016-2017)
  • Judge Abraham Caruthers Legal Writing and Research Fellow (2015-2016)
  • Scholar of Merit, Economic Analysis of the Law
  • Scholar of Merit, Partnership Taxation
  • National Moot Court Team


Professional & Community

Professional Activities

  • Alabama Bar Association, Tax Section
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Birmingham Bar Association


Legal Practice Assistant

Janet Lang
(205) 458-5294

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