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

The Black General Counsel Project: Boston Scientific’s Desiree Ralls-Morrison

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

Recent increases in Black representation at the general counsel level can lead to a virtuous cycle that begets even more diversity down the road, according to Desiree Ralls-Morrison, general counsel of medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific Corp.

“When we have more Black general counsel, we see an increased number of Black lawyers aspiring to those roles. They think, if this person could do it, I can do it.” Ralls-Morrison 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 ...

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