Eve Burton

    SVP and General Counsel of The Hearst Corporation Director since 2013

    Eve Burton is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of The Hearst Corporation, a diversified media company, where she has worked since 2002. She also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law and Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to that Ms. Burton was Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of CNN and a Vice President at the New York Daily News. Ms. Burton practiced law at Weil Gotshal & Manges and was a law clerk for the Honorable Leonard B. Sand in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York. Prior to receiving a J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law, she was a Fulbright Research Scholar. Ms. Burton also worked in the National Security and International Affairs Division of the General Accountability Office (GAO) in Washington, DC. Ms. Burton serves on the board of directors of the Hearst Corporation and Gryphon Technologies, and is a trustee of Middlebury College.

    Ms. Burton brings to the Board of AOL Inc. legal and business experience as a global General Counsel engaged in a broad range of publishing, broadcasting, cable networking and diversified communications activities. She brings insights into operational issues facing content companies in transition as well as an expertise in the area of media law, the First Amendment and government relations.
     

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