I, Thomas Dillon, personally commit to the following:

Personal Commitments

  • I will use my influence as a firm leader to advocate for DE&I in my firm, the legal profession and my community.
  • I will request to attend at least one DE&I committee meeting each year to ensure an open line of communication and my support and encouragement of the committee’s initiatives and hard work.
  • I will interview candidates for the Fellows and Pathfinders programs as part of the selection process.
  • I will meet with graduates of the Fellows and Pathfinders programs after the program to discuss what they learned and how the firm can improve from a DE&I perspective.
  • I will ensure that the lessons learned and ideas gathered from the Fellows and Pathfinders program are shared with those in the firm who can turn ideas into action.

Organizational Commitments

  • I will require the DE&I committee to present annual goals and data-driven status reports to the Management Committee.
  • I will support annual events that encourage and support DE&I events in the community to demonstrate the firm’s commitment and leadership.
  • I will review the appointment of leadership positions within the firm to advance the firm’s DE&I goals.
  • I will encourage Service Line Leaders, Business Sector Leaders and the firm’s Marketing and Business Development Team to include diverse professionals when assembling and building client development and client service teams.

Make a move,
join the movement.

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