I, Steve McManus, personally commit to the following:

Personal Commitment

  • Hold leaders in my department accountable for the shared commitment to creating an inclusive workplace and advancing diversity in the legal profession.
  • Model conversational opportunities built on a grassroots approach that help employees bring their full and best selves to work.
  • Solicit input for key decisions from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, ensuring thoughtful and deliberate discussions and better outcomes.

Organizational Commitment

  • Ensure D&I is part of the agenda of every meeting of the Law Department cross-departmental leadership group. 
  • Provide access to education and awareness programming to enhance the understanding and importance of diversity and inclusion in our workplace. 
  • Advance diversity pipeline efforts through our continued commitment to leadership development opportunities for internal and external attorneys and supporting law students through summer legal internships and other development opportunities. 
  • Leverage our position and influence to affect positive dialogue and change amongst our external legal services providers. 
  • Work to ensure our hiring efforts cast a wide net to broaden our external recruiting network.


  • Proportion of external legal spend attributable to diverse attorneys or diverse-owned law firms as well as the progress our retained counsel firms are making in the D&I space.
  • Diversity among attorney and leadership team in the Law Department.

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