General Mills’ Roderick Palmore

According to Roderick Palmore, executive vice president, general counsel and chief compliance and risk management officer at General Mills Inc:

"The statistics speak for themselves.  They say our progress in the profession has been disappointing."

Attention Managing Partners:

More than 100 general counsel executives of Fortune 500 companies and managing partners of U.S. law firms are convening next month in an effort to come up with specific ways to improve diversity in the legal profession Managing Partners

The 100 GC’s (in addition to Palmore from general Mills), will include the likes of

General Mills Inc.
The Boeing Co.
Prudential Financial Inc.
Microsoft Corp.
Johnson & Johnson
Tyson Foods Inc.
The Coca-Cola Co.
Bank of America Corp.

See the full story at in Amanda Bronstad’s piece today called GCs and Law Firm Managing Partners to Convene Over Diversity (also the source of Palmore’s photo in this post)