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Hiring trends favor women, minorities

‘Cannot stereotype the journey to general counsel’

A new analysis of trends in general counsel hiring by Fairport-based consultants BarkerGilmore shows the majority of new GCs were women and minorities. Every year, about 10% of Fortune 500 companies appoint new top legal executives, according to the report. In 2020, 44 lawyers were appointed, compared to 56 in 2019. Although the latest numbers show lower ...