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More Fortune 500 women GCs than ever before, study says

MCCA report says 21 percent of Fortune 500 legal departments were led by women in 2011

A recent survey released by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) says more women than ever served as GCs in the Fortune 500 in 2011. Women now hold 21 percent of the top legal positions in Fortune 500 companies—that’s 108 women GCs and CLOs.

The Survey of Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 Women and Minority General Counsel  revealed some other interesting stats about women in top legal department positions:


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