Burr and Forman

420 North 20th Street
Suite 3400
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: (205) 251-3000
Fax: (205) 458-5100
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About the Firm

Thinking progressively, the law firm of Burr and Forman LLP has a history of 100 years of providing impeccable legal services to a diverse set of clients. The firm has a presence in five states, and the nearly 250 skilled attorneys offer a wide range of services to their clients and focus on building long-term relationships. Burr and Forman LLP is well-known for its business and litigation services marked by efficiency, meticulousness, and promptness; it has the honor of being a member of the prestigious “BTI Client Service A-Team 2012” that is assembled on the basis of client rankings. Martindale-Hubbell has selected the firm as a “Top Ranked Law Firm.” Moreover, 76 of the firm lawyers have made it to “The Best Lawyers in America.”
The forward-thinking law firm of Burr and Forman LLP, under the enthusiastic and experienced leadership of the firm’s managing partner, William Lee Thuston, is growing day by day. The attorneys, under the dynamic guidance of the firm’s management, offer exceptional legal services to their clients by collaborating with them, keeping them informed and involved and committing wholeheartedly to them. The attorneys at Burr and Forman LLP excel in their practice area, and diversity is the essence of the firm; it is the reason that the firm is able to innovatively handle each case, whether simple or complex, because attorneys from different backgrounds are able to instill their own unique experience and ideas in it.
The community in which the attorneys of Burr and Forman LLP practice has not been forgotten in the rapid growth of the firm; each of the firm’s office actively sponsors one or more charitable organizations. The list include organizations like Make-A-Wish Foundation of Mississippi, Camp Sunshine in Atlanta, Ronald McDonald House in Mobile, and Kid One in Birmingham & Montgomery , to name a few.



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Areas of Law

  • Admiralty & Maritime
  • Alternative and Renewable Energy
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Planning & Succession
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Condominium Law
  • Construction
  • Corporate Law
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Economic Development
  • Employee Benefits
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental, Land Use, and Planning & Zoning
  • Financial Institution Regulation
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Financing
  • Franchise & Sales Representation
  • Government Investigations & Enforcement
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance Regulation
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mortgage
  • Pharmaceutical & Medical Device
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Tax Law
  • Telecommunications & Media
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts & Estates

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:Burr & Forman, well known for LLP, could you tell me a bit more about the firm?

A:Burr and Forman LLP are quite well-known for their business and litigation services which are a brilliant example of efficiency, meticulousness, and promptness. Originally Burr and Forman LLP was established in 1885, so you can well imagine that the firm enjoys a rich history of over 100 years. It was started by Walker Percy of Mississippi. Later on Percy gained partners named Borden Burr and James R. Forman in 1909 and 1918. By 1986, the firm officially became known as Burr & Forman.

Office Location

Burr & Forman LLP

420 North 20th Street
Suite 3400
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