Burr & Forman Expands Client Services with Addition of Four New Attorneys

Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce two new counsel have joined the firmís Atlanta office and two new associates have joined the Birmingham office, continuing the firmís forward momentum through the first quarter of 2012.

Online PR News – 01-April-2012 – Birmingham / Atlanta – Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce two new counsel have joined the firmís Atlanta office and two new associates have joined the Birmingham office, continuing the firmís forward momentum through the first quarter of 2012.

ďOur firm continues to grow its client services by seeking laterals of the highest caliber across our Southeastern footprint,Ē says W. Lee Thuston, managing partner of Burr & Forman LLP. ďThese four new hires are important additions to our growing team of well-respected attorneys and we know that our clients will benefit from their experience in providing strategic counsel on a wide range of issues.Ē

The new attorneys are listed below by office.

Atlanta:

Scott E. Hitch is counsel in the firmís Environmental practice group, where he focuses primarily on environmental litigation. He directs and represents clients on matters relating to business strategy, regulatory compliance, permitting, policy and dispute resolution, as well as environmental due diligence aspects of real estate and brownfield transactions.

Patrick B. Webb is counsel in the firmís Banking and Real Estate practice group and focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate, commercial loan transactions from both lender and borrower sides, and commercial leasing from both the landlord and tenant sides in all sectors, as well as commercial real estate development, financing and investing.

Birmingham:

Whitney C. Henry is an associate in the firmís Financial Services Litigation practice group, where she focuses on financial services, commercial, insurance and product liability litigation. Henryís background includes experience in the areas of commercial transportation, premises liability, professional malpractice, admiralty and subrogation claims.

J. Allen Sullivan Jr. is an associate in the firmís Corporate and Tax practice group, where he focuses on tax planning for entrepreneurs and their closely-held businesses. Sullivan guides clients through all aspects of business tax planning, from entity formation and acquisition to wealth transfers, and on issues related to estate planning.

About Burr & Forman LLP
For more than a century, the experienced legal team at Burr & Forman, an Am Law 200 firm, has served clients with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with nearly 250 attorneys and offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.

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Erin Corbin Meszaros
Burr & Forman LLP

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