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Burr & Forman LLP

  • Designation: Birmingham
  • Head Count: 261
  • Gross Revenues: $129,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $495,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $485,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 4

Burr & Forman is a Birmingham-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Burr & Forman has 261 attorneys and is the 168th largest firm in the United States.  With $129,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 175th on The American Lawyer's 2014 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 200 175 4 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

Filing Deadline Sets Up Race for Florida Bar President-Elect

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : December 16, 2014

It's official: West Palm Beach's David Prather will take on Tampa's William Schifino Jr. in the race to be decided in March.

Tax Court Founder Returns to Morris Manning

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : December 16, 2014

Two years after starting the state's first tax court, Chuck Beaudrot Jr. is returning to Morris Manning & Martin, where he was the firm's senior tax partner for 30 years.

Skadden Adds Top French Dealmaker, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 09, 2014

A leading French M&A lawyer heads to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Paris; King & Spalding brings back a former partner and sees its M&A cohead head to the NFL; Squire Patton Boggs makes it rain Down Under and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Morris Manning Snags Partner Specializing in Immigrant Investment

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : December 09, 2014

Jennifer Moseley has joined Morris Manning & Martin as a partner from Barnes & Thornburg, saying that her practice representing start-up companies and foreign-funded investment entities through the EB-5 visa program is becoming more real-estate oriented.

Should Lawyer Arrested for DUI Head Florida Bar?

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : November 24, 2014

Supporters of West Palm Beach lawyer David Prather, a candidate for Florida Bar president, said his 2012 drunken-driving arrest doesn't affect his ability to lead the 100,000-lawyer group.

Is He the Next Florida Bar President?

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : November 19, 2014

West Palm Beach lawyer David Prather is vying to become the fourth straight Florida Bar president from South Florida.


: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Southeastern GCs Want to Be Seen as Contributors, Not Cost Centers

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 05, 2014

Keeping outside legal spending down and looking good to management were common themes in a new survey asking Southeastern general counsel what is on their minds.

Dentons Grows in New Jersey and Africa, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 04, 2014

One of the world's largest firms expands in the Garden State and Casablanca; Katten Muchin Rosenman adds a former Dealmaker of the Year; Norton Rose Fulbright gets into cybersecurity; Willkie Farr & Gallagher goes to Houston and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On The Move: Khayat Leaves King & Spalding to Start Solo Practice

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 23, 2014

Robert Khayat has left King & Spalding to open a solo litigation shop, The Khayat Law Firm.

On the Move: Lawyers Raise $16K for Guardians Ad Litem

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 10, 2014

An August fundraiser at family law firm Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis & Portnoy raised $15,950 to train volunteer guardians ad litem to represent children in contested child custody hearings in Fulton County Superior Court.

Simpson Thacher Raids Weil in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 22, 2014

Weil, Gotshal & Manges debt capital markets partner Gil Strauss has decamped for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in London; Bank of America adds an Akin Gump partner; a Debevoise & Plimpton partner joins the U.S. State Department; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Kredible Turns Lawyers Into Self-Marketers on LinkedIn

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 15, 2014

Software uses in-house counsels' behavior to craft lawyers' online persona

Alabama's Burr & Forman Expanding In Fort Lauderdale

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : August 11, 2014

Burr & Forman has leased new office space on Las Olas Boulevard in preparation for expansion.

The Churn: Dickstein Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 13, 2014

Greenberg Traurig has raided Dickstein Shapiro for 13 lawyers and lobbyists in Washington, D.C., Paul Hastings plucks Kaye Scholer's white-collar and internal investigations chair and Troutman Sanders snags Hughes Hubbard's private equity chair in the latest round of lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.


: The National Law Journal : July 07, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

FATCA for Unsuspecting Businesses and Their Counsel

Joshua A. Ehrenfeld : Corporate Counsel : June 26, 2014

Congress and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service have teamed up to deliver a ticking tax bomb that is set to explode on July 1, 2014.

On the Move: 'Actors Studio' for Mercer Law Students Wins Award

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 25, 2014

An innovative way of teaching professionalism to first-year law students, modeled on "Inside the Actor's Studio," has won Mercer University School of Law a national award from the American Bar Association.