Bloomberg Law
Dec. 15, 2020, 11:01 AM

The Black General Counsel Project: Aflac’s Audrey Boone Tillman

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

Aflac Inc.'s general counsel and executive vice president Audrey Boone Tillman said there will be more and more Black and other diverse general counsel as long as the pipeline remains diverse.

“GCs typically come from in-house staff, so as long as that pool remains diverse, the better the chances are that a Black attorney could receive the top spot,” Tillman said in a recent Bloomberg Law survey.

Black general counsel now make up over 5% of all general counsel in the Fortune 1000, a significant milestone tracked by the Black General Counsel 2025 Initiative and first reported by Bloomberg ...

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