Birmingham, Ala. August 20, 2019 – Burr & Forman LLP announces that the firm has hired Lisa Arrington as the firm’s director of human resources. Arrington joins Burr’s leadership team with more than 20 years’ experience in the area of human resources in the legal industry.
In her role as director of human resources, Arrington will oversee all human resource strategy and processes across the firm’s eight state and 19 office footprint including employee relations and engagement, benefits and policies, staffing needs, employee intake, training, engagement and retention.
She will work with the firm’s executive team to evaluate and manage legal industry trends, human resource technology and strategic planning as the firm adds personnel. In her role, she will work closely with office administrators across the firm to provide support on day-to-day operations and employee management. In addition, Arrington will serve and play an integral role on the firm’s diversity committee as the firm continues to implement and identify diversity initiatives and opportunities as it relates to recruiting and retention.
“We are thrilled to add Lisa to our team at Burr. Her experience not only in the legal industry, but particularly in the mid-size law firm environment is incredibly valuable to bring on board at a time when our firm is experiencing much growth,” said Jim Lowery, Burr & Forman’s chief operating officer. “With Lisa’s long tenure in the industry, she has seen a great deal of change and innovation over the years – and it’s this first-hand experience that as our footprint expands, will help lead our firm’s focus on our greatest asset, people.”
Arrington has her Professional Human Resource certification (PHR) as well as is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators and Society of Human Resources (SHRM). She is also a graduate of Momentum’s Executive Leadership Program and was recently named to Momentum’s board of directors, serving a three-year term. Arrington received her B.S. in accounting from the University of Alabama.
For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP’s experienced legal team has served clients at the intersection of business and government with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with 360 attorneys and 19 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. The firm operates as Burr Forman McNair in North Carolina and South Carolina. For more information, visit the firm’s website at www.burr.com.