Bloomberg Law
April 19, 2022, 10:49 PM

Allstate Legal Chief Ferguson’s Death Mourned as Industry Loss

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Allstate Corp.’s general counsel and chief legal officer Rhonda Ferguson died April 17 after battling cancer for the past several years.

“Rhonda was a visionary force and passionate friend, coach, and mentor whose leadership helped ignite Allstate’s transformation and create societal impact,” the insurance company said in a statement Tuesday.

While there was no immediate word on Ferguson’s successor as Allstate’s legal leader, her death marked the loss of a corporate lawyer praised by current and former colleagues as a mentor and trailblazer to other diverse lawyers.

“I had the privilege of advancing my career, side-by-side with Rhonda, celebrating ...

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