- With labor relations department Alabama Power Company, Birmingham, 1960-1967. Administrative partner Burr and Forman and predecessor firm Thomas, Taliaferro, Forman, Burr & Murray, since 1967. Adjunct professor Birmingham School Law, University Alabama, 1974-1978.
Board directors Highlands Methodist Church, Birmingham, 1962-1964, Young Men’s Christian Association, Birmingham, 1968-1970, Better Business Bureau, Birmingham, since 1988, Alabama Foundation Hearing and Speech, 1972-1975, president 1975. Captain United States Army, 1960-1962. Member American Bar Association (house of deals since 1991), Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Alabama State Bar (advisory committee 1985-1986, medical liaison tort reform committee 1985-1986), Birmingham Bar Association (president 1987-1988), International Association Insurance Counsel, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (press 1985-1986), National Association RailRoad Trial Counsel, American Arbitration Association, Redstone Club, Mountain Brook Club.