Burr & Forman LLP.

Burr & Forman LLP.

2 Star Rating     11 reviews

Main Office:

420 North 20th Street, Suite 3400 | Birmingham | AL | 35203

Phone: 205-251-3000 | Fax: 205-458-5100

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Year of establishment 1905 Number of partners 178
Number of offices 18 Partner to associate ratio 2.50
Biggest office Birmingham Percentage of women attorneys 27.50
Number of attorneys 273 Percentage of minority attorneys 6.20
Number of associates 72
   11 reviews

Burr & Forman LLP. Reviews

- Reviewed on July 25, 2019

Advice to law firm management: Please start doing some sort of work on the cases that you take on that will ensure that you won't ruin your clients' lives.

Cons: The people of this firm have no ethics whatsoever. They just focus on scamming their clients by putting absolutely no work into the cases they take on.

Partners to Avoid and Why: Kenneth Bryant and Brian as under their minimal supervision all cases get jeopardized.

Favorite Things About this Firm: The firm is extremely horrible with nothing in it to like.

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2015

Job type: Full time

- Reviewed on July 24, 2019

Advice to law firm management: Stop scamming people and ruining their lives.

Pros: The fact that it gets fewer clients these days because lesser people are getting scammed.

Cons: Poor research work and they harbor unethical values.

Partners to Avoid and Why: William L Penny and Stephen H Price because these are the partners who engage in shady work the most.

Favorite Things About this Firm: Nothing

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2016

Job type: Contract


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.

Practice Areas

Burr & Forman LLP. practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Business
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
  • Antitrust
  • Avoidance Actions
  • Business Formation
  • Business & Succession Planning
  • Commercial & Corporate Finance
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • Construction Law-Business
  • Corporate Law
  • Cybersecurity Privacy And Data Protection
  • Debtor In Possession Financing
  • Distressed Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Economic Development
  • Employee Benefits
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental Land Use Planning & Zoning
  • Executive Compensation
  • Financial Institution Regulation
  • Franchise & Sales Representation
  • Health Care
  • Insurance Regulation
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Labor & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Receiverships
  • Section 363 Sales
  • Securities Regulation
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Telecommunications & Media
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Workouts & Restructurings
  • Litigation
  • Administrative Proceedings
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Pricing Disputes
  • Appellate
  • Avoidance Actions-Litigation
  • Banking & Financial Institution Disputes
  • Bankruptcy-Litigation
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Constitutional Law & First Amendment Disputes
  • Construction Law-Litigation
  • Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes
  • Cybersecurity Privacy And Data Protection - Litigation
  • Director & Officer Liability And Executive Compensation
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Family Law
  • Fiduciary Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Franchising And Distributorship Litigation
  • Government Investigations And Enforcement
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation & Coverage
  • Labor & Employment - Litigation
  • Lender Liability
  • Life Health & Disability
  • Erisa
  • Maritime
  • Mass Torts
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Manufacturing & Sales Defects
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate Litigation & Eminent Domain
  • Receiverships-Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Transportation
  • Ucc Litigation
  • Unfair Competition & False Advertising Litigation
  • Whistleblowing Retaliation And Compliance

Pro bono

Burr & Forman does not report any information regarding its pro bono activities.

Burr & Forman LLP. Awards and Recognitions

Burr to receive State Bar of Georgia William Spann Jr. Award

Burr & Forman to Sponsor the Tampa Bay Business Journal 2014 Health Care Heroes Awards Ceremony


Burr & Forman LLP is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, and promoting lawyers and staff without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, military and protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or disability.

We recognize that our ability to serve our clients is strengthened by establishing a diverse workforce in which differences are accepted and valued on an inclusive basis.

Burr & Forman LLP desires to foster a multi-cultured atmosphere that provides a cooperative work environment where everyone is treated with mutual respect, trust and understanding, and where everyone can reach their full potential. The firm values the knowledge and talents of a multicultural team in order to meet and exceed individual and business goals, and client expectations.

Summer associate program

Our Summer Associates program is an excellent opportunity for law students to experience Burr & Forman. Each year we hire law students at the end of their first and second years of law school.

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