Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Trish Jones is Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. ("TBS"). In her role as SVP and Deputy General Counsel, Ms. Jones manages TBS’ transactional, international, animation and music legal teams, she leads the Company’s privacy compliance team and has primary responsibility for managing the day-to-day operations of the TBS Legal Department. Prior to joining Turner, Ms. Jones held both business and legal positions within The Coca-Cola Company. From 1998-2000, she served as Director of Business Planning and Processes within the Information Services Division of The Coca-Cola Company working closely with the Chief Information Officer to set and implement global information technology strategies and to structure business planning for the Information Services organizations of The Coca-Cola System worldwide. From 1996-1998, Ms. Jones served as Technology Counsel for Coke. In her role as Technology Counsel she advised the CIO and Coke’s Senior Information Services Management Team with respect to intellectual property and technology-related legal issues including providing counsel in the burgeoning areas of electronic communications, the Internet and the creation of technology-related Company policies. Prior to joining The Coca-Cola Company, Ms. Jones was Senior Intellectual Property and International Counsel for Anacomp, Inc., an international Fortune 500 technology company. Ms. Jones began her legal career in private practice as a member of the Corporate & Technology Practice Group with the law firm of Powell, Goldstein, Frazer and Murphy in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Jones is an avid advocate for children’s issues. She has a long-standing relationship with the Atlanta Children’s Shelter, a day shelter that provides comprehensive services and counseling for homeless families in Atlanta and is on the board of the Fulton County Children’s Advocacy Center, a public/private non-profit organization committed to addressing the comprehensive needs of neglected and abused children in Fulton County. In addition, Ms. Jones is an active member of the Atlanta Women’s Foundation, most recently serving on the AWF’s 2004 economic justice grant making committee.