Cheri T. Gatlin
Burr & Forman LLP
Ms. Gatlin represents contractors, owners and sureties in the work-out and resolution of construction defaults, and has defended contractors, owners and engineers in construction-related mass tort cases, including claims for exposure to asbestos, silica, lead, mold, arsenic and other contaminants. She has successfully litigated numerous multi-million dollar claims in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. Additionally, Ms. Gatlin advises clients through the construction process and is currently representing an international company in the construction of a multi-billion dollar industrial facility.
She is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, the American Bar Association (Tort and Insurance Practice Section and Member of the Forum in the Construction Industry), Steering Committee for Division 5 of the Forum of the Construction Industry and former member of the Charles N. Clark Inn of Court. Since 2010, Chambers USA has named Ms. Gatlin as a “Leader in their Field.” Chambers, a leading guide to the legal profession, noted, Cheri Gatlin is praised by clients as a “business-minded litigator who comes up with good strategies.”