Burr & Forman LLP

Litigation Department

Mississippi
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What the team is known for Known for its robust handling of construction and engineering disputes, both at litigation and arbitration. Also handles a range of contentious commercial cases. Frequently represents bondholders and also advises on distressed developments. Noted for its experience representing international clients in litigation throughout the Southeast.

Work highlights Represented Thompson Engineering in proceedings brought by Southern Industrial Contractors over the termination of its contract for a major port project.

Notable practitioners

Jackson managing partner Cheri Gatlin is noted for her focus on construction litigation. In this field, her regular clients include Outokumpu USA. She also represented HOK Architects in a significant claim arising from the extension and renovation of Mississippi State University's Davis Wade stadium.