Burr & Forman LLP

Burr & Forman’s experienced legal team serves clients with local, national, and international legal needs. With particular industry strengths in the financial institutions, health care and manufacturing sectors, our attorneys draw from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to serve as trusted business advisors and legal counsel to help clients achieve their goals. Burr & Forman is a Southeast, regional firm with 360 attorneys and 19 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.


At Burr & Forman, diversity is an important issue for one simple reason: a variety of opinions make our firm better; it helps us serve our clients more effectively. If our opinions are formed by our experiences, then we logically get a broader perspective, and a greater range of views when we add people from differing backgrounds. We recognize that our ability to serve our clients is strengthened by establishing a diverse workforce in which differences are accepted and valued on an inclusive basis.


Burr & Forman LLP desires to foster a multi-cultured atmosphere that provides a cooperative work environment where everyone is treated with mutual respect, trust and understanding, and where everyone can reach their full potential. The firm values the knowledge and talents of a multicultural team in order to meet and exceed individual and business goals, and client expectations.

Burr & Forman LLP Birmingham, AL, USA or Atlanta, GA, USA
Aug 05, 2020
Full time
Burr & Forman LLP has an opening for a Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer (CDIO). The position can be based in Birmingham, AL or Atlanta, GA. Other locations may be considered depending on the candidate. The Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer (CDIO) will help develop and lead the execution of the firm’s diversity strategy, as well as ongoing and new initiatives to build a more inclusive culture and embrace a widely diverse workforce. The CDIO will report to the CEO and the Executive Committee and work closely with the Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee. The CDIO will have firm-wide responsibility to promote the awareness of diversity and inclusion issues both internally and externally, for both staff and attorneys; will collaborate closely with peers and directors responsible for recruiting and retention, training and development, practice development and other related areas on issues of diversity and inclusion; and be a key spokesperson for the firm's...