Fox Corporation names Jeff Taylor general counsel
Fox Corporation announced the appointment of Jeff A. Taylor (pictured) as General Counsel. Taylor, who joined FOX in 2019 as Executive Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel, will oversee the Company’s legal function. Claudia Teran will remain Executive Vice President and Corporate General Counsel, as well as General Counsel of FOX Sports. Both Taylor and Teran will continue to report to Chief Legal and Policy Officer Viet D. Dinh.
Before joining FOX, Taylor served as Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for General Motors Co., and as the General Counsel of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. Taylor served more than 15 years in the federal government, including as the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia from 2006 to 2009, Counselor to the Attorney General, Counsel to the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, and Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of California. Taylor holds a B.A. in history from Stanford University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He currently serves on the Board of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.
FOX also announced that Nicholas Trutanich, former United States Attorney for Nevada, will join Taylor’s team as Executive Vice President and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer. Trutanich will provide ethics advice, oversee compliance training and investigations, and be FOX’s point of contact with law enforcement and regulatory agencies.