Senior Vice President and General Counsel, The Coca-Cola Company
Monica Howard Douglas joined Coca-Cola in 2004 as Senior Managing Counsel and held roles of increasing responsibility, including Chief Compliance Officer, before being named General Counsel for the company's global legal function in April of 2021. She is Coke's first female general counsel and one of just a handful of women to lead the legal departments of Fortune 500 companies. Monica also serves on the boards of Junior Achievement USA and Cool Girls Inc.
Diversity efforts at Coke include diversity leadership councils, employee resource groups, and unconscious bias training. In 2020, the company announced a Racial Equity Plan that includes pay equity audits and specific diverse representation goals to be reached by 2030.
Joined LCLD 2009
Highlights of LCLD Participation
2021: Katelyn Andrews, Derek Gilliam; 2020: Charlotte Murphy, Lindsey Perry; 2019: Amanda Faulkner, Ashna Zaheer; 2018: James Gibson, Yoo-Sun Park; 2017: Kamla Alexander, Sharae Wright; 2016: Christina Gibson Joseph; 2015: Aba Rogers; 2014: Carolyne Beaty Hilton, John UyHam; 2013: Joel Celestin, Lawrence Dietrich; 2012: Jennifer Manning, Bruce Strothers; 2011: Bernardo Sucre, Cheryl Turner
2012: Jennifer Curtis, Jasmine Dixon
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
Member: Monica Howard Douglas