MCCA Adds Three Top Legal Executives to Its Board of Directors

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association has appointed three new members to its board of directors: Jennifer Newstead, chief legal officer of Meta; Craig T. Beazer, executive vice president and general counsel of Lincoln Financial; and Laurence Midler, executive...

Meta, Lincoln Financial Legal Chiefs Named To MCCA Board

Meta’s chief legal officer, a former Trump-nominated U.S. Department of State lawyer, is among three new board members at the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the organization that champions diversity in the law profession said Wednesday.

Biggest Companies Lost Black Legal Chiefs in 2020, Survey Says

Black general counsel lost 6% of their representation within the Fortune 1000 last year, according to a new survey, even as the legal industry and major corporations made broader pushes for increased diversity. The Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s latest...

Four Dozen Firms to Start Pro-Diversity Mansfield Rule for Hires

The data the Diversity Lab released in April was for firm activity between 2017 and 2019. That compared to data, from the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, that found non-participating firms saw an increase of .13% in their diversity achievements in the same...

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