Burr & Forman LLP
Birmingham, Alabama OfficeView all offices
420 North 20th Street, Suite 3400
(Jefferson & Shelby Cos.)
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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
Other hours by appointment.
Other hours by appointment.
|Antitrust Law||Appellate Practice|
|Bankruptcy Law||Business Law|
|Civil Trial Practice||Class Actions|
|Commercial Law||Commercial Litigation|
|Communications Law||Construction Law|
|Corporate Law||Creditors Rights|
|Employment Benefits Law||Environmental Law|
|General Practice||Health Care Law|
|Insurance Defense||Insurance Law|
|Intellectual Property Law||Labor and Employment Law|
|Land Use Law||Legal Malpractice|
|Mergers and Acquisitions||Municipal Bond/Public Authority Financing|
|Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition||Real Estate Law|
|Securities Law||Sports and Entertainment Law|
|Tax Law||Trademark, Copyright, and Unfair Competition|
About this office:
Burr & Forman LLP is a century old, full-service law firm with a forward-thinking approach to providing legal solutions. A southeast regional firm with nearly 250 attorneys in offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee drawing from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals.
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 advisors.
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.
Statement of Practice Summary:
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; Financial Services Law; Franchise Law; Sales Representation; Health Care; Insurance; Intellectual Property; Technology Law; Labor And Employment; Litigation; Manufacturing; 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.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Recent Case's Impact on the Determination of Contractor Licensure
Nancy Fouad Carey,Megan Testerman,Peter C. Vilmos, July 2, 2015
A Florida court of appeals recently ruled that a contractor is considered licensed if it is associated with a qualifying agent licensed to perform the contract work on the effective date of the contract. Other courts previously looked to whether that same licensed individual also obtained the...
New Tennessee Tax Laws
Charles Reid Barrineau,Edward H. Brown,Joshua A. Ehrenfeld,James M. McCarten,Allen Sullivan, July 1, 2015
The state of Tennessee recently enacted the Revenue Modernization Act (the "Act"). According to the state, while the legislation does not introduce any new taxes, it should raise revenue and create an even playing field in Tennessee for both in-state and out-of-state businesses by...
Supreme Court Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Bans
E. Travis Ramey, July 1, 2015
In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Fourteenth Amendment requires states to license marriages between two people of the same sex and to recognize same sex marriages that were validly licensed in other states. The decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, written by Justice Kennedy,...
Year Established: 2014
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 1904-1909 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