I, Cindy Caranella Kelly, personally commit to the following:

Personal Commitment

  • Use my voice as a leader at my law firm and in the legal industry to advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession and my community. 
  • Encourage all Kasowitz attorneys to participate in and support the firm’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. 
  • Encourage and support Kasowitz attorneys from historically underrepresented backgrounds by meeting with the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Women’s Initiatives Committee, and affinity groups to obtain feedback and insight on how to further diversify and support the firm’s diverse attorneys. 
  • Engage regularly with the firm’s recruiting team to ensure that we are recruiting qualified diverse candidates.

Organizational Commitment

  • Continue to support programs designed to expand and diversify the talent pipeline such as LCLD and explore new initiatives to recruit qualified diverse candidates.
  • Support diverse attorneys by creating opportunities for them to develop their legal talents and advance at Kasowitz.
  • Ensure that diverse attorneys have access to professional and business development opportunities and to requisite professional networks. 
  • Ensure each prospective candidate meets with attorneys from different backgrounds during the interview process.

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