Seven Sirote Attorneys Selected for 2013 Chambers USA List of the Best
The law firm of Sirote & Permutt, PC is pleased to announce that seven attorneys are recognized as leading lawyers in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA.
Chambers USA is a prominent directory for the top business lawyers in country. These rankings are determined by a directory team of researchers who conduct in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys and pull research from database resources. The rankings are based upon technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client. Each year a new edition of Chambers USA is published and globally respected by business leaders looking for legal counsel.
The seven Sirote attorneys cited in the directory for special recognition in their areas of practice are:
Robert R. Baugh for Litigation. Baugh is Chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group where he represents clients in insurance, business and product liability litigation. He is the 2013 President of the Birmingham Bar Association.
Steven A. Brickman for Real Estate Law. Brickman focuses his practice on representing clients in all phases of commercial real estate development, including land acquisition, financing, leasing and planning. He also handles the acquisition and sale of businesses.
Sirote CEO John H. Cooper for Corporate/Commercial Law. Cooper advises businesses on topics, including the planning, structuring and negotiating of mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, purchases and sales of businesses and raising capital through issuance of debt and equity securities.
Jerry E. Held for Real Estate Law. Held chairs the Mortgage Banking Practice Group and represents national mortgage lenders, servicers and government agencies in mortgage banking law, real estate litigation, default servicing and title insurance law.
Maurice L. Shevin for Banking & Finance. Shevin serves as counsel for trade associations, financial institutions and business clients, advising them with respect to business and industry concerns. He advises numerous local, regional and national real estate finance and consumer credit clients with respect to federal and state consumer credit protection laws, rules and regulations.
Adam J. Sigman for Real Estate Law. Sigman focuses his practice in real estate and project finance, representing real estate developers and investors in connection with retail, office, industrial/warehouse, hotel, residential subdivision, multi-family and condominium projects, as well as mixed use projects.
Bradley J. Sklar for Corporate/Commercial Law. Sklar serves on the Firm’s Board of Directors and was a past Co-Chair of the Corporate and Tax Practice Group. Sklar’s practice focuses on business and tax planning issues at Federal, State and Local levels. He counsels clients in tax and business planning, succession planning and entity formation. He was the principal draftsperson of Alabama’s Limited Liability Company Act and frequently advised clients on sophisticated real estate structuring transactions.
Additionally, the firm’s Banking & Finance, Corporate, Commercial, Litigation and Real Estate practice areas were recognized and ranked as leading statewide practices.