Vice President & Operating Unit Counsel
LAWRENCE DIETRICH is Vice President & Operating Unit Counsel at Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc. As VP & Operating Unit Counsel, Lawrence serves as the general counsel for the Company’s Tri-State Metro Operating Unit (New York City metro, New Jersey, and Philadelphia metro areas). Prior to this role, Lawrence served in various legal roles at Coca-Cola’s global headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Lawrence is co-chair of The Coca-Cola Company Legal Division’s Pro Bono and Community Service Committee, a member of Legal Division’s Diversity Council, and a 2013 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow for Coca-Cola. Before joining Coca-Cola in 2008, Lawrence practiced law with the firms of Jones Day and Greenberg Traurig. Lawrence received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History, Political Science, & European Studies from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois and his Juris Doctor from the Georgia State University College of Law. Lawrence is admitted to the Georgia and California State Bars. Lawrence is an avid marathoner, enjoys cooking and baking, and lives in New York City with his partner, Rick.