Then again, there are many examples of lawyers leading great companies here in the U.S. - Apple, Google, Amazon, Tesla, etc. - wait, actually, it's the opposite - it's never been the case in any hugely successful company.
Richard H Anderson of Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Brian T. Moynihan of Bank of America Corp.
David B. Dillon of Kroger
Charles E. Haldeman Jr. of Freddie Mac
Steven A. Kandarian of MetLife
Francis S. Blake of Home Depot.