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

The Black General Counsel Project: Corning’s Lewis Steverson

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

Lewis Steverson, the chief legal and administrative officer of Corning Inc., believes legal departments have a big role to play in showing how a “variety of vantage points” can be paramount to making smart decisions and achieving success in the legal profession.

“Corporate in-house counsel can be catalysts for change by helping outside law firms understand the business case for diversity and encouraging outside counsel to become more diverse,” Steverson 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 ...

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