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Brian Seaman Leads DEI Discussion at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Virtual Event

October 26, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Chief Diversity Officer and Counsel Brian P. Seaman moderated the virtual event, “Brave Conversations: How Open Dialogue Drives DEI at Work,” hosted by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia on Oct. 26. The event featured diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) leaders, who provided insight on approaches to starting brave conversations in the workplace as a means to cultivate understanding and empathy, the importance of candid dialogue on DEI topics, and how asking questions can reveal blind spots in your organization’s strategies, and more.

Seaman serves as Stradley Ronon’s Chief Diversity Officer, leading the firm-wide inclusion and equity initiatives. Over the last five years, Seaman has orchestrated the design and implementation of the firm’s diversity and inclusion strategies and has helped to chart a multi-year roadmap for Stradley Ronon to develop best practices. Seaman regularly acts as a resource to the board of directors and other key members of firm leadership on diversity issues. He collaborates with Stradley Ronon’s clients to ensure the firm’s diversity initiatives are aligned with client inclusion goals. Seaman is also an integral part of the firm’s efforts to recruit, promote, retain diverse attorneys and help redesign Stradley Ronon’s hiring process to reduce bias. Seaman continues his work outside of the firm, where he is heavily involved with organizations dedicated to equity and inclusion and is regularly sought out for his perspective on innovative approaches to diversity questions.

About Stradley Ronon
Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With offices in seven strategic locations, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.

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