Called to the Bar

Posted: Wed, 04/06/2011 - 11:28

On April 6, Mr. Lee Thuston ’74 will be the last of the Called to the Bar speakers for this academic year.  Mr. Thuston is the Managing Partner for the firm of Burr & Forman.  He served as Alabama Counsel during the site selection and negotiation processes for several major companies as they chose to locate their facilities in the state of Alabama.  Those companies  include Mercedes-Benz, The Boeing Company, Mi-Tech Steel, Inc. and IPSCO Steel.  He also assisted Honda Manufacturing of Alabama with the process leading up to the development of its plant in Lincoln, Alabama.

Mr. Thuston has been instrumental in the creation of thousands of jobs as he worked on new economic development projects representing over $12 billion of capital investment.  His background and work in this area will be the subject of his presentation on April 6 at noon in the Moot Court Room.