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Burr & Forman LLP 
Birmingham, Alabama Office
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420 North 20th Street, Suite 3400
Birmingham, Alabama  35203

(Jefferson & Shelby Cos.)

Telephone: 205-251-3000
Facsimile: 205-458-5100

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Office Hours:
Monday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Tuesday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Thursday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM-05:00 PM
Saturday: -
Other hours by appointment.
Sunday: -
Other hours by appointment.

Antitrust LawAppellate Practice
ArbitrationBanking Law
Bankruptcy LawBusiness Law
Civil Trial PracticeClass Actions
Commercial LawCommercial Litigation
Communications LawConstruction Law
Corporate LawCreditors Rights
Employment Benefits LawEnvironmental Law
General PracticeHealth Care Law
Insurance DefenseInsurance Law
Intellectual Property LawLabor and Employment Law
Land Use LawLegal Malpractice
Mergers and AcquisitionsMunicipal Bond/Public Authority Financing
Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Unfair CompetitionReal Estate Law
Securities LawSports and Entertainment Law
Tax LawTrademark, Copyright, and Unfair Competition
Transportation Law
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About this office:

Burr & Forman LLP is a century old full-service law firm with a forward-thinking approach to providing legal solutions. We have nearly 300 attorneys and offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. Burr & Forman offers a wide range of business and litigation services to diverse clients with local, national and international interests.

Burr & Forman is distinguished by its exceptional client relationships.

COMMIT. As a firm, we commit our time, our talent, and our resources to delivering results for our clients. We work hard to understand what our clients need; we devote ourselves to ensuring that our clients have what they need to reach their own ambitious goals.

INFORM. At Burr, we understand more than the law. We work to understand our clients' businesses; to understand the economic, political, financial, and technological developments that affect their goals. We inform ourselves so that we can more effectively serve our clients. It's a never-ending process, but as a result, we are more than a law firm; we are valued advisers.

INVOLVE. At Burr, we are participants. We give of our talents, not just to serve our clients, but to better the communities in which we live. Our professional, civic, and charitable actions also add to our breadth of knowledge and understanding.

COLLABORATE. It is in our nature to work together. We collaborate with clients, offering our expertise and our effort to ensure that they succeed. We also collaborate within the firm, working across practice and industry groups to give our clients access to more diverse skills and expertise. It's a practice that is both more effective for our clients and healthier for our firm.

At Burr & Forman, we dedicate our collaborative energy to making significant contributions to our client and community relationships.


Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
"Bet the Company" LitigationAdministrative Proceedings
Alternative & Renewable EnergyAntitrust
Antitrust/Pricing DisputesAppellate
Arbitration & MediationAutomotive
Avoidance ActionsBanking & Financial Institution Disputes
Bankruptcy-LitigationBeverage Services
Business & Succession PlanningBusiness Formation
Class ActionCommercial & Corporate Finance
Commercial ContractsCommercial Litigation
Commercial Real Estate FinanceConstitutional Law & First Amendment Disputes
Construction Law-BusinessConstruction Law-Litigation
Corporate Governance & Shareholder DisputesCorporate Law
Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data ProtectionDebtor in Possession Financing
Director & Officer Liability and Executive CompensationDistressed Mergers & Acquisitions
Economic DevelopmentEmployee Benefits
Environmental, Land Use, Planning & ZoningExecutive Compensation
Family LawFiduciary, Trust & Estate Litigation
Financial Institution RegulationFinancial Services Litigation
Franchise & DistributionFranchising and Distributorship Litigation
Government Investigations and EnforcementHealth Care
Health Care LitigationInsurance Litigation & Coverage
Insurance RegulationIntellectual Property
Intellectual Property LitigationInternational Law
Labor & EmploymentLender Liability
Life, Health & Disability / ERISAManufacture and Supply (Food and Beverage)
Medical MalpracticeMergers & Acquisitions
Personal InjuryPrivate Equity & Venture Capital
Product Liability / Manufacturing & Sales DefectsProfessional Liability
Public FinanceReal Estate
Real Estate Litigation & Eminent DomainReceiverships
Restaurant ServicesSection 363 Sales
Securities LitigationSecurities Regulation
Sports LawTax Law
Telecommunications & MediaTransportation
Trusts & EstatesUCC Litigation
Unfair Competition & False Advertising LitigationWhistleblowing, Retaliation and Compliance
Workouts & Restructurings

Statement of Practice Summary:
Manufacturing; Health Care; Financial Services Law; Labor And Employment; Civil Litigation; Trial Practice; Federal Practice; Admiralty Law; Maritime Law; Alternative; Renewable Energy; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Antitrust; Trade Regulations; Appellate Practice; Automobile Law; Bankruptcy; Business Planning; Class Actions; Commercial Finance; Banking Law; Commercial Litigation; Condominium Law; Construction Law; Corporate Law; Creditors' Rights; Economic Development; Employee Benefits; Entertainment Law; Environmental Law; Land Use; Franchise Law; Sales Representation; Insurance; Intellectual Property; Technology Law; Litigation; Mergers And Acquisitions; Pharmaceutical; Drug And Medical Device Litigation; Private Equity; Venture Capital; Product Liability; Real Estate; Securities; Tax Law; Telecommunications Law; Media Law; Torts; Transportation; Trusts And Estates; Commercial Real Estate Contracts; Data Protection; Executive Compensation; Noncompete Litigation; Public Finance; Receivership; Sports Law; Personal Injury; Eminent Domain; Unfair Competition; False Advertising; Whistleblower Litigation; First Amendment Law; Corporate Governance; Shareholder Disputes; Family Law; Fiduciary Litigation; Trust Litigation; Government Investigations; Government Affairs; Lender Liability; Restaurant Law; Alcoholic Beverage Law.

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Is Your Injury Reporting Rule “Reasonable”? OSHA’s Final Rules on Workplace Safety Reporting & Anti-Retaliation
Ingu Hwang, October 25, 2016
On July 13, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) announced that it would delay the enforcement of the final rule, which is designed to improve workplace safety reporting, from the originally scheduled effective date of August 10, 2016 to November 1, 2016. The...

An Update on Mrs. Clinton’s Estate Tax Proposals
Charles Reid Barrineau,Edward H. Brown,Joshua A. Ehrenfeld,James M. McCarten,Allen Sullivan, October 3, 2016
Since we published our Burr Alert summarizing each presidential candidate's estate tax proposals earlier this month (FAMILY-CONTROLLED BUSINESSES -- TAX TARGETS AGAIN: Newly Proposed 2704 Regulations and Presidential Candidates' Positions ("Tax Targets Again")), Mrs. Clinton has expanded...

Renewable Energy Demands and Barriers
Ronald W. Farley, September 21, 2016
For the past three years, since 2013, energy production in the United States from renewable sources (non-nuclear) has remained fairly constant at about 9 ½% of total energy production. (U. S. Energy Information Agency report, Topic 1.1.) While the potential to expand renewable production is viewed...

Year Established: 1905

COMMUNICATIONS: Albritton Communications, Inc.; Cingular Wireless, Inc.; Charter Communications; T.V. Alabama, Inc.; ILD Telecommunications Co.; Tillion Digital Communications, Inc.

CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING: Battle-Miller Construction Co., Inc. Brice Building Co., Inc.; Building & Earth Sciences, Inc.; Vulcan Engineering Co.; Stone Building Company, Inc.; Gary C. Wyatt, Inc.; Charles & Vinzant Construction Co., LLC.; Coston General Contractors, Inc.; Cahaba Maintenance & Construction, Inc.; D.L.Acton Construction Co., Inc.; The Hardy Corp.; W.W. Dyar & Sons, Inc. ; Flournoy Construction Company LLC; Harbison Construction Company, Inc.; Hudak and Dawson Construction Co., Inc.; Saiia Construction Company; Rod Cooke Construction, Inc.; Rast Construction Company; Marathon General Contractors.; Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc.

ENVIRONMENTAL: Terminix International Co.

FINANCIAL SERVICES: Wachovia Bank, N.A.; Colonial Bank; Regions Bank; American General Finance, Inc.; Citigroup; Sterne, Agee & Leach, Inc.; Homeside Lending, Inc.; ORIX Financial Services, Inc.; Breen Capital Corp.; GE Capital Corp.

HEALTHCARE: Tenet Health System; Brookwood Medical Center; Triad Hospitals, Inc.; Focus Healthcare; Northport Health Services; Tillotson Health Care Corporation; United Health Care;

INDUSTRIAL: American Cast Iron Pipe Co.; American Honda Motor Co.; Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.; Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama; U.S. Steel Mining Co.; EBSCO Industries, Inc.; National Cement Co.; Birmingham Southern Railroad Co.; Metalplate Galvanizing Co.; Lighting Corp. of America; U.S. Industries, Inc.; Volvo Trucks North America, Inc.; Vulcan Engineering Co.; Lorillard, Inc.; Dow Chemical Co.; Robinson Foundry, Inc.; Sara Lee Bakery Group, Inc.; Toyoda Industries North America, Inc.

INSURANCE: Attorneys Insurance Mutual; Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund, Inc.; ProAssurance, Inc.; CGH Insurance Group, Inc.; Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Co.; Bankers National Life Insurance Company; First American Title Insurance Company; Fortis Insurance Company; Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation; State Farm Insurance Companies;

PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS AND MEDICAL DEVICE: Geneva Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; CIBA Vision Corp.; Eon Labs Manufacturing, Inc.; Pfizer Inc.

REAL ESTATE: AIG Baker Shopping Center Properties, L.L.C.; Bridgemill LLC; Flournoy Development Co.; EBSCO Development Co.; D.R. Horton/Birmingham, Inc.; The Meadows Development Corp.; Regent Partners.

SALES: American Brands, Inc.; Sears, Roebuck and Co.; ITOCHU Corp.; Office Furniture USA, Inc.; Tractor & Equipment Co.; Crown Auto, Inc.; Tacala, Inc.; Saks, Inc.

TECHNOLOGY: Futaba Corporation of America.

Former Names: Percy & Benners, 1905-1909; Percy, Benners & Burr, 1909-1929; Benners, Burr, McKamy & Forman, 1929-1943; Benners, Burr, Stokely & McKamy, 1943-1950; Burr, McKamy, Moore & Tate, 1950-1955; Burr, McKamy, Moore & Thomas, 1955-1960; Moore, Thomas, Taliaferro, Forman & Burr, 1960-1965; Thomas, Taliaferro, Forman, Burr & Murray, 1965-1986

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