Sandra Phillips Rogers - The Pitch

Group Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Chief Diversity Officer and Corporate Secretary, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA)

Rogers oversees legal services for TMNA and representation of the company and its affiliates, helping to navigate Toyota’s significant business and legal challenges while supporting its expansion as a global mobility company.  She also serves as Chief Diversity Officer for TMNA.  She is an advisor to the TMNA Executive Committee and a member of Toyota’s global leadership team.

Previously, Rogers was a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, held senior legal positions at Pfizer Inc., and was a managing partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon.

Rogers is a founding member of the Center for Women in Law at The University of Texas School of Law and in 2018, she received the Outstanding Alumna Award from the school, her alma mater. Her recognitions include the Legacy Award from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, the Burton Foundation Legend in Law Award, D CEO’s “GC Impact Player of the Year” (2017), Black Enterprise’s “75 Most Powerful Women in Business” (2017) and “300 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America” (2018) Sandra was also featured on the cover of Black Enterprise’s “Most Powerful Women in Corporate American & Corporate Diversity” (2019).

Rogers serves on the board of directors for United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and MSA Safety Incorporated; on the board of trustees for the University of Texas Law School Foundation; and on the advisory council for the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. She is a member of the Executive Leadership Council.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and a Juris Doctor from The University of Texas at Austin.