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

The Black General Counsel Project: HP Inc.'s Harvey Anderson

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

Harvey Anderson, the general counsel of HP Inc., said his technology company has created real financial incentives that compel law firms to take real concrete action on diversity.

Since 2017, HP Inc. has required most of its firms to staff at least one diverse attorney on HP Inc. matters or face a 10% cut in fees.

“Through the program we use both the carrot and stick to encourage different behaviors and create new opportunities in law firms,” Anderson said in a recent Bloomberg Law survey.

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

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