Posts Tagged ‘Burr & Forman’

Lassiter made partner

by Published: January 25,2013

Tags: Burr & Forman, corporate litigation, John Lassiter

Burr & Forman, LLP has elevated John M. Lassiter of its Jackson office to partner. Lassiter represents clients in a wide variety of corporate litigation matters. His primary experience is in construction litigation for high-end commercial and industrial owners and general contractors. In addition, Lassiter defends banks and other major financial corporations, insurance companies, railroad […] [...]

MBJ PROFILE: Cheri Turnage Gatlin

by Published: May 29,2011

Tags: Burr & Forman, Cheri Turnage Gatlin, MBJ Profile

It was a typical day in the life of Cheri Turnage Gatlin, the managing partner of the Jackson office of Burr & Forman, LLP. Her office phone rang almost incessantly, the price one pays for being known as a go-to person in the field of construction law. An associate poked his head to ask a […] [...]

Rocray joins Burr & Forman

by Published: October 17,2010

Tags: Burr & Forman, John N. Rocray

Burr & Forman LLP is pleased to announce that John N. Rocray has joined as counsel to the firm’s Jackson office as part of its ongoing strategic expansion across the Southeast. Rocray’s practice focuses on fidelity and surety law, construction law, insurance defense/coverage, product liability and commercial litigation. He has tried cases throughout the State […] [...]

Time may have run out on billable hours

Law firms adjust to troubled economy Over the past couple of years, as the economy soured, numerous headlines nationwide began proclaiming the death of the billable-hour model used by law firms. With money tight, clients are looking for options such as alternative or flat fees, according to reports. That trend is being seen here in […] [...]

Q&A: Dorsey Carson, Partner, Burr & Forman (Jackson office)

by Published: September 26,2010

Tags: Burr & Forman, Dorsey Carson, JACKSON, Q&A

Dorsey Carson Jr. ruins a good lawyer joke. Laid back, personable, easy to laugh with an affinity for music and art, he hardly meets the “buttoned-down” attorney stereotype. However, he is a serious lawyer. Following a stellar collegiate career during which he graduated magna cum laude from Mississippi State University, Carson has built a reputation […] [...]

Dannheim added at Burr & Forman

by Published: October 26,2009

Tags: Burr & Forman, JACKSON

The Jackson office of Burr & Forman is pleased to announce that Katrina L. Dannheim has joined the office as an associate in the General Litigation section. Dannheim earned her J.D., summa cum laude, in 2008 from the Mississippi College School of Law, where she was the Law Review articles editor, a member of the […] [...]

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