SVP Legal Affairs
Home Box Office, Inc.
Judy McCool is senior vice president, Legal Affairs, for Home Box Office, Inc., responsible for managing the legal team that provides guidance in connection with marketing, advertising, social media and consumer promotions across the HBO and Cinemax networks, as well as maintaining and enforcing legal protection of the company’s brand and trademark assets worldwide.
Prior to joining HBO in 2005, she worked as an intellectual property associate at several international law firms before transitioning to in-house positions with Turner Broadcasting Systems and the consumer healthcare division of Pfizer, Inc.
An active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), McCool currently serves on the board of directors. She is also a member of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), and was named a 2013-2014 Betsy Magness Fellow.
McCool earned her B.A. at the University of Florida where she participated in the undergraduate honors program. She earned her J.D., with distinction, from Emory University School of Law. While in law school, she was a winner of the national Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition in trademark law.
Additionally, she is actively involved in efforts to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes and sits on the board of directors of the New York Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
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