Associate General Counsel and Secretary, The Walt Disney Company
Jolene Negre is Associate General Counsel and Secretary for The Walt Disney Company, overseeing securities regulation and corporate governance. She joined Disney in 2018 as Associate General Counsel.
Previously, Ms. Negre was a Partner at the law firm Jenner & Block LLP from 2014 to 2018. In that role, she practiced corporate law, including securities regulation, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic investments. She joined Jenner & Block LLP as a corporate Associate in 2011. Prior to that, Ms. Negre served as a corporate Associate at the law firm Hogan Lovells (formerly Hogan & Hartson) from 2006 to 2011.
Ms. Negre served on the Board of Directors of St. Joseph Center from 2015 - 2019. She has received numerous recognitions and awards including as a member of Law360’s “Practice Group of the Year: Media & Entertainment” from 2013-2017. Ms. Negre is also a former Fellow of The Leadership Counsel for Legal Diversity.
Ms. Negre holds a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School (formerly the University of Pennsylvania Law School) and a BA in Political Science and Spanish from Amherst College.