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

The Black General Counsel Project: JetBlue’s Brandon Nelson

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

JetBlue Airways Corp. general counsel and corporate secretary Brandon Nelson is steering the company’s legal department through the cloudy skies of the coronavirus pandemic, while also working to grow outside firms’ diversity.

“While we’ve achieved a fair amount of organic success over the years, we’re taking more formal steps this year,” Nelson said of JetBlue’s diversity work in a recent Bloomberg Law survey. “We now require all firms with whom we have a substantial relationship to provide demographic data for all lawyers engaged on our matters at every level of the law firm.”

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