Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Enterprise Compliance, Thomson Reuters
Jamila Jean joined Thomson Reuters in the Corporate Legal Department in 2008. In her current role, she has global responsibility for anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance, export controls, sanctions and the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. She also leads Program Management for the Company’s compliance functions, including driving training and communications efforts across all substantive compliance areas. She is currently leading the Privacy Matters program, which will help Thomson Reuters prepare for compliance with the EU Data Protection Regulation and other data protection regulations globally.
Ms. Jean previously held the role Senior Employment Counsel providing advice and counsel on the full array of employment law issues, supporting employment aspects of M&A transactions, and developing and conducting training. She also leads support on employment law related matters for GGO providing training and coordinating employment-related legal support globally, including significant ethics and compliance initiatives. She joined Thomson Reuters in March 2008 as Employment Counsel.
Ms. Jean began law practice in complex commercial litigation and transitioned to specializations in employment law and then compliance. She practiced at McDermott, Will & Emery in Los Angeles and New York and practiced as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of New York before moving to Thomson Reuters. She is admitted to practice in California and New York, and is Authorized House Counsel in Connecticut.
She is active in diversity and inclusion efforts inside and outside of Thomson Reuters. She is also a Member of the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford and serve on the Executive Committee and as Chair of the HR Committee. She lives in Greenwich, CT with my husband and two children.