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Burr & Forman LLP

  • Designation: Birmingham
  • Head Count: 270
  • Gross Revenues: $135,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $500,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $500,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Burr & Forman is a Birmingham-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Burr & Forman has 270 attorneys and is the 162nd largest firm in the United States.  With $135,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 172nd on The American Lawyer's 2016 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 200 172 5 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 169 -1 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 192 -1 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 66 -66 Summer programs

In the News

Burr & Forman Snags New Partner; and Other 'On the Move' News

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : July 05, 2016

Erin Hewitt has joined Burr & Forman's real estate and corporate and tax practices as a partner from Thompson Hine. She handles real estate, capital markets and corporate transactions.

Gay Orlando Lawyer: 'Our Pulse Is Stronger Than Ever'

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : June 17, 2016

Standing ovation for lawyer receiving Florida Bar's humanitarian award.

Dollars, Diversity, Free Speech: Florida Bar to Address Weighty Topics in Orlando at Annual Convention

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : June 14, 2016

The annual Florida Bar convention starting Wednesday highlights technology, diversity and other issues.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : May 02, 2016

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

SCOTUS Declines to Review SEC In-House Courts—For Now

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : April 28, 2016

The Supreme Court is ignoring pleas that the SEC's in-house court system is unconstitutional. But defense lawyers aren't throwing in the towel yet.

Georgia Legal Food Frenzy to Begin Monday

Gabrielle Orum Hernández : Daily Report : April 15, 2016

Georgia's Legal Food Frenzy kicks off its fifth annual friendly food drive competition on Monday.

McGuireWoods' Hiring Spree Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 04, 2016

McGuireWoods adds 13 partners in 13 days; Paul Weiss poaches a high-powered Cravath M&A partner; Kenyon & Kenyon loses two patent prosecution pros to Norton Rose Fulbright; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Growing Burr & Forman Taps Atlanta Managing Partner for Firmwide Role

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : March 31, 2016

Big firms want to cross-sell legal services across disciplines to create long-term institutional clients, but as firms grow to have hundreds of lawyers in multiple offices, communication among practices can become more unwieldy.

Eleventh Circuit Channels Scalia in Truth in Lending Case

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : March 15, 2016

A decision by Circuit Judge William Pryor cites a book by the late Justice Antonin Scalia is rejecting a consumer appeal.

2016 New Partner Announcements

: The American Lawyer : March 14, 2016

The American Lawyer invites firms to send us the names of their new partners for 2016. Please send submissions to newpartners@alm.com.

Mark Cuban Continues Legal Fight Against SEC

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : March 10, 2016

He took his crusade against the agency to the U.S. Supreme Court on March 7, filing an amicus brief in a case concerning the SEC's controversial practice of bringing administrative proceedings before in-house SEC judges rather than suing in federal court.

Hey, Florida, How About That Uniform Bar Exam?

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 09, 2016

A proposal to adopt the national uniform bar exam or shrink the number of subjects covered by the Florida Bar exam is stirring controversy.