I, David Dardis, personally commit to the following:

It is my sincere belief that advancing and leading on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is a business imperative, makes us a more effective counselors and advisors to our company, and promotes a more fulfilling work experience for all members of the Constellation Energy legal department. 

In furtherance of advancing and leading on DEI, I, David Dardis, pledge to the following: 

Personal Commitment

  • I will use my voice as a leader to advocate for DEI in my organization, the legal profession, and my community. 
  • I will take a broad view of diversity and equity to help foster inclusion and the entire legal department becoming more invested in our DEI commitment.
  • I will ensure that all lawyers in my department, including diverse lawyers, gain exposure to senior leaders and executives within our company. 
  • I will sponsor and mentor high potential attorneys within my department, and ensure that all high potential, diverse attorneys are benefitting from sponsorship.
  • I will meet regularly with my department’s DEI Committee and LCLD Fellows and Pathfinders to discuss our department’s DEI efforts. 
  • I will include a DEI topic on a recurring basis during our all-hands legal department meetings.
  • I will serve as Executive Sponsor for an Employee Resource Group within my company.

Organizational Commitment

  • Our department will participate in LCLD programs and other initiatives to help develop a pipeline of diverse talent entering careers in law and energy. 
  • Our department will establish goals for increasing spend with MWBE law firms. 
  • Our department will establish goals for increasing spend with diverse attorneys at large law firms. 
  • Our department will continue to sponsor DEI programming, encourage a culture of openness, respect, and belonging, and promote ways to support each person’s inclusion and wellbeing.
  • I will require diverse slates when hiring for any attorney position in the legal department. I will require diverse slates of interviewers in hiring for any position in legal.

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