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Avery Thames Burns

Attorney
  • (205) 279-2905
Download Resume aburns@balch.com
Education
  • Cumberland School of Law
    J.D., 2021, cum laude
  • University of Mississippi
    B.A., Public Policy, 2017, cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 2021
About Avery
Q&A
  • What type of clients do you represent?

    I regularly represent vertically integrated public utilities, independent power producers, generation resource developers, and energy investment funds in various compliance and regulatory capacities.

  • What do you find most exciting about your work?

    The energy and utility industry is constantly evolving. There is a constant problem solving mindset which compels innovation and growth. I enjoy creating and developing client relationships, helping clients solve their legal problems and achieve their business goals.

Credentials

Education
  • Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 2021, cum laude
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., Public Policy, 2017, cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 2021
Professional Affiliations
  • Judge James Edwin Horton Inn of Court 
Awards & Accolades
  • Cumberland Law Review, Acquisitions Editor 
  • Caruthers Fellow
 
Community Involvement
  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Corporate Committee
  • Preschool Partners, Young Professionals Board