Janet Nova is Executive Vice President and Deputy Group General Counsel of 21st Century Fox, the world’s premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents across the globe.
As Deputy Group General Counsel, Ms. Nova manages the legal aspects of the Company’s M&A activity, financings, and SEC and stock exchange reporting, and advises the Company’s Board of Directors and committees.
She previously served as the Company’s Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. Ms. Nova has been a part of the Company’s General Counsel’s office since 1997, including serving as Interim Group General Counsel from June 2011 to February 2012. She joined the Company from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, where she was an Associate in the firm’s corporate and securities practice.
She received her law degree from the Columbia University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Princeton University. Ms. Nova serves on the Board of the Yankee Entertainment and Sports Network (YES) and on the Executive Committee of Entertainment, Media and Communications Division of the UJA-Federation of New York.