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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

Fried Frank and Paul Hastings Poach IP Heads, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 03, 2015

Patterson Belknap and Shearman & Sterling lose a pair of IP practice leaders; Cadwalader rebuilds in Houston; more Bingham McCutchen refugees find new homes; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Nashville Sees a Frenzy of Lateral Activity

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : February 10, 2015

Firms such as Burr & Forman and Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens and Cannada are expanding their presence in the Music City, contributing to a recent spike in lateral activity since the start of the year.

Holland & Knight Heads to Denver, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 10, 2015

Fresh off successful financial years in 2014, Holland & Knight opens a Denver office with six lawyers from Lathrop & Gage; Akin plucks a practice leader from Paul Hastings; Covington & Burling adds a former federal prosecutor; a handful of departures from Dickstein Shapiro; Kirkland & Ellis grows in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

King & Spalding Keeps Hiring, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2015

Five lawyers join King & Spalding, as two others depart; Haynes and Boone heads to Denver; Pillsbury Winthrop adds 10 in Texas; Latham & Watkins lures a well-pedigreed litigator and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 19, 2015

New arrivals, laterals, and a new office in this week's column.

Financial Litigation Hiring Heats Up, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2015

Paul Hastings, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Debevoise & Plimpton and Boies, Schiller & Flexner make high-profile litigation hires; an Akin project finance head goes in-house; Kelley Drye & Warren adds a Bingham McCutchen refugee but loses its private equity chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Big Firms Hire in Bulk, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2015

Davis Wright Tremaine and Dentons absorb two small shops; Cadwalader adds a seven-strong team from Latham & Watkins; a former senator signs on at DLA Piper; McDermott's European antitrust head goes in-house; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Carter Returns to Bondurant After Run for Governor

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 06, 2015

Jason Carter has returned to Bondurant Mixson & Elmore after his unsuccessful bid for governor of Georgia.

Why Prather is Out of Race for Florida Bar President-Elect

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 05, 2015

West Palm Beach attorney David Prather withdraws his candidacy for president of the Florida Bar, automatically making rival William Schifino, a Tampa attorney, president-elect in June.

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.

Movers

: 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.