Atlanta, Georgia (PressExposure) March 09, 2012 -- Brian W. Burkhalter of the MJ Patel Law Group in Atlanta, Georgia has been named a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers rating service and publication. Mr. Burkhalter also has the distinction of being named a Georgia Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2010 and 2011.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
"I'm beyond thrilled to have been named a Super Lawyer," says Mr. Burkhalter. "It's one thing to be graded on the basics, but to have your peers recognize you and recommend you is humbling. I'm truly grateful." Look for more on Brian Burkhalter in the upcoming Super Lawyers feature in Atlanta Magazine.
Mr. Burkhalter is a Partner at the MJ Patel Law Group in Atlanta, Georgia, where he focuses primarily on construction litigation, construction/surety and business litigation. Brian is an experienced construction and litigation attorney and a trusted business counselor to his clients. He uses his skills to mentor and assist others through acting as Barrister in the Lamar American Inn of Court, the State Bar of Georgia's Construction, Litigation and Young Lawyers Divisions Sections, the American Bar Association's Forum on the Construction Industry, the Construction Finance Management Association, the Associated General Contractors of America and volunteering as general counsel for Stepping Stones Educational Therapy Center in Griffin, GA. Brian has also been recognized as the 2011 Georgia Rising Star in Construction Litigation, Construction | Surety and Business Litigation.
The MJ Patel Law Group serves multiple industries in the practice areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate counsel, governance and compliance, intellectual property, estate and tax planning and complex business litigation and dispute resolution. The firm also has the distinction of having another team member listed as a Super Lawyer, Partner Blair Andrews.