Eric Dial

Program Director

Eric Dial serves as Program Director for Southeastern Legal Foundation. 

Eric has worked with Southeastern Legal Foundation since 1997, establishing SLF’s development office and designing and implementing strategic programs which have enabled SLF to become a national leader in the freedom-based law movement.

Eric has dedicated his entire career to public service. After receiving his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Georgia State University, Eric spent several years in Washington, D.C. working in the office of U.S. Representative Mac Collins (R-GA). Following his time on the hill, Eric returned to Georgia, joined Southeastern Legal Foundation, and played a key role in SLF’s advocacy work supporting civil justice reform and property rights. 

For over a decade Eric has served his community through elected positions on town council and as mayor. He is a graduate of several leadership programs and holds many leadership positions in his community. He resides in the Atlanta area with his wife and has three grown sons.