Burr & Forman

Leadership & Engagement

Our dedication to diversity is demonstrated by our firm’s engagement with a number of professional and civic organizations who promote diversity, not only in the legal profession, but in business communities across our footprint. Our firm also fully supports our attorneys and professionals who take on leadership positions within organizations whose mission is to promote diversity and inclusion.

Diversity Partnership News:

New Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Tamika Walters Featured in Law360

Tamika Walters Joins Burr & Forman as Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

Burr Hosts “Diversity & Inclusion in Today’s Business World” Panel at the University of Alabama School of Law

Burr Partners with the Southeast Region of the Black Law Students Association on Academic Retreats

Burr Helps Lead Programming at Annual “Women, Diversity & Law Summit”

Two Burr Female Associates Selected to 2019 National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 Awards

Burr Recognized by the Alabama State Bar for its “Commitment to Diversity”

Burr & Forman Receives High Score in 2019 Corporate Equality Index

Burr & Forman Gets Involved in 30th Annual LGBT Lavender Law Conference

Burr Partners with Black Law Students Association (BLSA) to Host Academic Retreats

Burr Associates Invited to Join Discover’s Pilot Diversity Mentoring Program

Burr’s James Roberts Named a Finalist for the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Our firm is proud to support and serve in leadership positions in organizations across our region including:

  • 100 Black Men of Greater Columbia, Inc.
  • 100 Black Men of Greater Mobile
  • 100 Women Who Care Midlands
  • Alabama State Bar, Young Lawyers Section Minority Pre-Law Conference
  • American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry Sub-Committee on Diversity
  • Atlanta Women’s Network
  • Birmingham College Minority Pre-Law Conference
  • Black Law Student Association of University of Alabama
  • Boy Scouts of America – Indian Waters Council
  • Business Law Section of the Florida Bar Membership and Diversity Committee
  • Central Alabama Pride Inc.
  • Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation
  • Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers (CFAWL)
  • Columbia Urban League
  • Diversity Law Institute
  • DRI Diversity for Success Seminar Steering Committee (Program Chair – Ricardo Woods)
  • First Female Chief Diversity Officer of Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS)
  • First Female President of American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA)
  • George Edgecomb Bar Association
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers
  • Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Annual Diversity Networking Social
  • International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
  • International Association of Defense Counsel Diversity Committee
  • Honorable Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Chapter of Black Law Students Association
  • Large Law Firm Liaison for the DRI Diversity Committee
  • Lavender Law Conference – LBGT Bar
  • Lawyers Association for Women (L.A.W.) in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Mobile Bar Diversity Task Force
  • Momentum Leadership Program
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • National Bar Association
  • National LGBT Bar Association
  • National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association (SCWLA)
  • Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s “Staying the Game”
  • Tampa Bay Hispanic Bar
  • The Charleston Forum
  • The South Regions Minority Supplier Development Council
  • The Women’s Network
  • University of Alabama Birmingham Minority Health Research Center
  • Women Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association
  • Women in Philanthropy and Leadership
  • Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN)
  • YWCA of Greater Charleston