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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

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.

HBR, QDiscovery, D4, Advanced Discovery Among Shops Hiring, Promoting

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : May 21, 2014

Legal industry career moves, and the Association of Legal Administrators names its new board of directors.

Classic Rock Group's Ready for Some Class Action

Dennis Doherty : Daily Report : May 09, 2014

The band name is a legal term and a tongue in cheek (or misleading) reference to the quality of the band: class act.

A Look Inside Atlanta Firm Financials

Mary Smith Judd : Daily Report : April 28, 2014

A couple of caveats about year-over-year comparisons this year at all firms. For the third year, the Daily Report used the Am Law standards for rounding some metrics.

A Deeper Look at Atlanta-Based Firms

: Daily Report : April 28, 2014

Our staff is tasked with vetting the numbers of the 12 highest grossing firms based in Atlanta, plus Birmingham, Ala.-based Burr & Forman for consideration in the Am Law 100 and 200 rankings of the nation's richest law firms. The national rankings will be published in May, but we invite readers to read the deeper analyses behind local firms' numbers.