Carlos Dávila-Caballero, Esq.
Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
New York, New York
Carlos Dávila-Caballero is the Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Cleary Gottlieb, a global law firm with 16 offices and over 1,200 lawyers in major financial centers across the world.
Mr. Dávila-Caballero oversees the Firm’s diversity and inclusion strategies and provides expertise to the relevant committees, administrative departments, lawyers and staff. Mr. Dávila-Caballero also provides support to the Firm’s five affinity groups and women’s groups across offices.
Mr. Dávila-Caballero joined Cleary Gottlieb in 2011. Prior to his arrival to the Firm, Mr. Dávila-Caballero served as Assistant Dean for Diversity Initiatives and Career Development at Tulane University Law School where he led diversity initiatives and career development strategies. During his time as a legal practitioner, Mr. Dávila-Caballero was an associate at the law firm of Laturno, Graves & Gillaspey in San Diego, California as a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group where he gained experience in the area of employment law.
Mr. Dávila-Caballero also served as a former Legal Officer for the Organization of American States in Washington, DC, where he counseled governments from North, South, and Central America on an array of legal issues, including corruption, cyber-crime, and arbitration.
Presently, Mr. Dávila-Caballero serves as the President to the Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals (ALFDP). He is also a board member for the Leadership Institute at the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) and an active member of The National LGBT Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), and NALP – National Association for Law Placement.
Mr. Dávila-Caballero is admitted to practice in the state of New York. He received a J.D. degree from Tulane University Law School in 1997 and an undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the University of Central Florida in 1993.