The Number of Minority General Counsels Reach 9.4%

Joseph West, CEO of Minority Corporate Counsel Association

Number of Minority GCs Reach an All Time High

Recently, Joseph West, CEO of Minority Corporate Counsel Association,  provided his insight on the trend of diversity in law firms and corporations. The interview highlights the increase in the number of Minority GCs. In the alternative, the number of minority partners in law firms is lagging behind. West states, “The trend is good. It’s going up; it’s moving in the right direction and that’s encouraging. And the number of minority women GC has doubled since 2008 [from eight in 2008 to 19 in 2011].”

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