Black GCs Double Down On Campaign For In-House Diversity

Law360 (February 27, 2020, 6:38 PM EST) -- One of the lawyers leading an effort to diversify the in-house legal profession is using a popular saying — "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars" — as motivation to achieve his goal.

Ernest Tuckett, a former DuPont and AkzoNobel in-house attorney, is among those striving to have 100 black general counsel in Fortune 1000 companies by 2025.

The leaders of the Black General Counsel 2025 Initiative have recently ramped up their efforts with the launch of a website in December and plans to host more in-person meetings in 2020 with black attorneys who aspire to be top...

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