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Burr & Forman LLP

  • Designation: Birmingham
  • Head Count: 258
  • Gross Revenues: $127,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $495,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $480,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Burr & Forman is a Birmingham-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Burr & Forman has 258 attorneys and is the 169th largest firm in the United States.  With $127,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 177th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in AL, FL, GA, MS and TN.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 177 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 168 1 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 195 -18 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 66 -66 Summer programs

In the News

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

Hunter Maclean Adds Real Estate Partner

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 17, 2015

Savannah firm Hunter Maclean has added a partner and two associates.

Employment Litigator Switches to the Plaintiffs Side

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 10, 2015

Employment litigator Tom Mew IV has switched from the defense side to the plaintiffs side, leaving Rogers & Hardin after 14 years for litigation boutique Buckley Beal.

Dickinson Wright Debuts Health Care Venture, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2015

Detroit-based Dickinson Wright launches a health care affiliate; Duane Morris hires a diversity leader; Quinn Emanuel starts a class action practice in Australia; Sidley expands in Los Angeles; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Polsinelli Picks Up Health Care Team of 7 From Kilpatrick Townsend

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : October 27, 2015

Polsinelli has landed a seven-lawyer health care team from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, led by Sidney Welch and Lynn Scott.

Real Estate Partner Leaps to Burr & Forman

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : October 13, 2015

As the real estate market surges, Burr & Forman has recruited G. Wilson "Rocky" Horde III as a partner from Thompson Hine to support its commercial real estate practice locally.

Employment Partner Makes Mid-Career Switch to Taylor English

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : October 06, 2015

Alisa Cleek has joined Taylor English Duma from labor and employment boutique Elarbee, Thompson, Sapp & Wilson, where she was an equity partner.

Sullivan & Worcester Bolts On Boston Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 01, 2015

Boston-based Greene & Hafer partners up with Sullivan & Worcester; Greenberg Traurig grows in Texas; Paul Weiss welcomes a “Rising Star”; Skadden snags a new Paris tax head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Eleventh Circuit Rejects Fair Debt Collection Class Action

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : August 28, 2015

A bank's acquisition of credit card debt on which a consumer already has defaulted does not subject the bank to federal rules on fair debt collection practices, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has decided.

Is the SEC Being Too Tough on Compliance Officers?

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : August 11, 2015

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been charging corporate "gatekeepers," such as auditors and compliance officers, who allegedly fail to identify and call out wrongdoing at their companies.

New Florida Bar President Abadin Wants to Update Rules

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : June 26, 2015

Miami attorney Ramon Abadin is sworn in as the new head of the Florida Bar.

Florida Bar Convention Focus Will Be on Technology

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : June 19, 2015

More than 2,000 lawyers are expected at the Boca Raton Resort & Club for the annual Florida Bar conference, which will focus on technology issues facing lawyers.

Lifetime Achievers: Oscar N. Persons

Ann Woolner | Special to the Daily Report : Daily Report : June 17, 2015

Born to a schoolteacher and a Baptist minister who moved around the rural South to preach, Oscar N. Persons had a plan. Inspired at age 10 by a chemistry set, he'd go to Georgia Tech, become a chemist, run a company.

Anne Hathaway's Dad Joins Drinker Biddle, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 07, 2015

Drinker Biddle & Reath adds a labor and employment partner with star power; Bryan Cave parts ways with a former senator; Greenberg Traurig grabs two former Dewey & LeBoeuf dealmakers; four firms raid Kirkland & Ellis; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Nelson Mullins Expands Real Estate Practice

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 02, 2015

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is further developing its real estate practice with the addition of two partners, Scott Hitch and Patrick Webb, from Burr & Forman.