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

The Black General Counsel Project: Entergy’s Marcus Brown

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

The increasing importance of “environmental, social, and governance” considerations for companies and investors may help continue to boost the number of Black general counsel in corporate America, according to Marcus Brown, the executive vice president and general counsel of Entergy Corp.

“The trickle-down impact of this new governance mindset could be more diverse boards and consequently, the selection of more diverse CEOs and other executive leaders. This could potentially open the door for more opportunities for Black executives—including GCs,” Brown said in a recent Bloomberg Law survey.

Black general counsel now make up over 5% of all general counsel in ...

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