Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Cigna

After a basketball scholarship allowed Nicole Jones to attend college, she became interested in the legal profession and decided to attend law school. She spent several years in private practice before moving in-house, and joined Cigna in 2006. Today, she has been named a Top Influential Woman in Corporate America and a Most Influential Black Lawyer, and is General Counsel of a company that plays a critical role in shaping the national healthcare dialogue. 

Diversity initiatives at Cigna include Business Leadership Councils that set workplace diversity goals, Colleague Resource Groups to support diverse employees, and a supplier diversity program. Cigna has been recognized as a top company for LGBT and Latino employees. 

Joined LCLD 2017 


Highlights of LCLD Participation


Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2017


Member: Nicole Jones