Diversity

Burr & Forman LLP is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, and promoting lawyers and staff without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, military and protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, or disability.

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.

Click here for our Diversity Statement

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Scholarships

  • Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Diversity Summit
  • Atlanta Bar Association Minority Clerkship Program

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Sponsorships

  • "Outstanding Female Attorney" Cox Media Group's Best in Minority Business Awards  
  • South Region Black Law Student Association 2012 Regional Career Expo Sponsorship

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Leadership

At Burr, we take pride in recruiting and developing the best talent.

Our employees are leaders in their communities and continue to receive honor and awards through professional and civic organizations.

HONORS & ACCOLADES

  • Best Lawyers, "Lawyer of the Year," Franchise Law, Birmingham, AL (2014)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (UVA)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2012-Present); Alabama "Top 50" List (2015)
  • Georgia Super Lawyers "Rising Star", Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2014, 2015)
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator