Senior Vice President, General Counsel, & Secretary, 

David Zapolsky joined Amazon in 1999 and led the Litigation and Regulatory Group before becoming General Counsel in 2012. He has led the rapid growth of the company's legal department, and has also encouraged participation in many diversity and pro bono activities

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, David created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read David's pledge here

Diversity initiatives within the legal department include a policy to sponsor attorneys who want to participate in community minority bar associations and partnership with the OnRamp Fellowship. Amazon also has companywide initiatives that support women and minorities, including affinity groups and tracking diversity data. 

Joined LCLD 2018 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2022: Stephanie Grenald, Suemyra Shah; 2021: Diana Arredondo, Amy Hsu; 2020: Praju Tuladhar, Khoury Cooper; 2019: Seema Gupta, Emeka Orjiakor; 2018: Vinay Aditya, Ajay Ashok Patel

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020, 2019

Annual Meeting (2022, 2021, 2020, 2018)
Leadership Summit (2021)

LCLD Member: David Zapolsky

Diversity Professional: Carolyn Roberts