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

The Black General Counsel Project: Neiman Marcus’ Tracy Preston

Ruiqi Chen
Ruiqi Chen

Increased visibility of leaders of color has led to recent increases in diversity at the general counsel level, according to Tracy Preston, the chief legal officer of Neiman Marcus Group, Inc.

“It’s clear that everybody’s story has the opportunity to inspire someone else’s story,” Preston said in a recent Bloomberg Law survey. “This sets the example for others to follow suit, which in turn has a domino effect that increases the candidate pool and improves hiring practices.”

Black general counsel now make up over 5% of all general counsel in the Fortune 1000, a significant milestone tracked by the ...

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