Bloomberg Law
June 27, 2020, 1:00 PM

In-House Lawyers Must Diversify or Risk ‘Damage to Their Brand’

Allie Reed
Allie Reed

Top corporate lawyers should use their positions to translate calls for social justice into concrete action that can transform corporate America, four Black Fortune 500 general counsels and the head of diversity for a major legal recruiter told Bloomberg Law.

General counsels need to change how they think about their role while pushing for more diversity in hiring, talent and leadership development, and outside counsel.

None of these priorities are new, said the top lawyers for Aflac, Cummins, Discover Financial Services, and The Hershey Company. The difference now is that more people inside companies are listening—and ...

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