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

The Black General Counsel Project: Duke Energy’s Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

Evaluating outside firms on their diversity is, and has long been, an integral business practice for Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe’s legal department at electric company Duke Energy Corp.

“At bottom, our initiative is meant to make sure that opportunity at our business is spread more evenly within our relationship firms so that we benefit from all available talent,” Ghartey-Tagoe, the chief legal officer of Duke Energy, 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 ...

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