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Brian Seaman Appointed Diversity Committee Chair

June 25, 2015
Firm News
PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Counsel Brian P. Seaman has been appointed chair of the firm’s diversity committee, which focuses on the recruitment and retention of diverse attorneys and staff. The committee provides a voice to the unique perspectives of attorneys and reflects the evolving face of the legal profession. Under Seaman’s leadership, the diversity committee, along with the firm’s hiring committee, created Stradley’s Summer Success Program, a two-part initiative designed to provide diverse law students with tools needed to be successful in interviews and as summer associates.

Seaman, who has served on the diversity group for eight years, is an experienced products liability and commercial dispute attorney with significant trial experience. A 2013 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity program, Brian is a frequent speaker and author on diversity topics and was honored by The Legal Intelligencer both as one of the publication’s “Pennsylvania Diverse Attorneys of the Year” in 2015 and as a “Lawyer on the Fast Track” in 2012. Brian was also named by the Philadelphia Business Journal as “40 Under 40” in 2014 and by Philadelphia Magazine as “Who’s Who in the A-Gay Universe.” Just this year, the National LGBT Bar Association as one of one of only forty attorneys in America named as “Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40” in 2015.

Outside of his legal practice, Brian is an active member of Philadelphia’s theater community, serving as co-founder and chair of Mazeppa Productions and a former board member of the Wilma Theater.

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