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I, David Ammons, personally commit to the following:

Personal Commitment

  • I will use my voice as the Managing Partner of LTL Attorneys and in the profession to advocate for DE&I in the legal profession and in my community.
  • I will use my position as the Managing Partner of LTL Attorneys to advocate for changes to improve the equity of processes such as work assignments, hiring and compensation.
  • Meet semiannually with the firm’s LCLD Fellows, Pathfinders, and alumni to discuss ideas for improving the firm’s DE&I efforts and identify other or new attorneys to continue LTL’s participation in this program.
  • Foster regular discussions with LTL attorneys about LTL’s DE&I efforts and programs and encourage their participation and commitment to these efforts.

Organizational Commitment

  • Commit firm resources to assess our recruiting and performance feedback processes to improve DE&I.
  • Expand recruitment efforts to help achieve D, E & I goals of increased women and underrepresented minority Associates and lateral hires.
  • Continue to expand upon the inclusion of all employees and staff representatives in the firm’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts and internal DE+I Committee.
  • I will develop client succession plans that ensure a diverse partner is one of a team of at least one to two lawyers identified to succeed a senior partner, for six clients within the next year.
  • I will review my firm’s origination credit process to ensure that practices such as credit-sharing and developing business are equitable.
  • Continue LTL’s active sponsorship and involvement in diversity bar organizations which promote providing opportunities to diverse attorneys.
  • Explore opportunities for pro bono work specifically related to combatting racism and other forms of invidious discrimination.