LaTanya Langley, vice president & general counsel at BIC®, is an experienced international attorney and corporate advisor with deep knowledge of commercial law, compliance and corporate administration. In this episode of Between the Legal Lines, LaTanya shares with Eliza Stoker her story of how she always felt like she never fit in and how once she embraced her uniqueness, she discovered the opportunities in front of her and the superpowers that make her unstoppable.
LaTanya Langley serves as vice president and general counsel at BIC® based in the Greater New York area. She has global responsibility for managing all legal matters for BIC’s largest business unit, stationery and anti-corruption compliance. She is also responsible for all legal matters in BIC international markets, including Latin America, Africa and Middle East. Prior to joining BIC® in October 2015, LaTanya held several positions at Diageo PLC, a global leader in beverage alcohol with iconic brands in spirits, beer and wine, including general counsel of Diageo Guinness USA and general counsel and corporate secretary of Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd. based in Accra, Ghana. LaTanya also served at major law firms Shipman & Goodwin, Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Paul Hastings. She is a member of the New York and Connecticut bars and the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. LaTanya received her bachelor’s degree and Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, from Trinity College, where she is on the Board of Fellows and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law.