Univision has created a new legal division and has promoted Jonathan Schwartz to lead it as Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer. He’ll remain based in New York and continue to report to President and CEO Randy Falco.
In addition to being Univision’s top lawyer, Schwartz will oversee the newly created Legal and Corporate Affairs Department, which will include Legal and Business Affairs, Corporate Compliance, Government Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Community Empowerment, Standards and Practices, Advertising Review and Compliance and Corporate-PLA Services.
Prior to joining Univision in 2012, Schwartz was Managing Director and General Counsel for JPMorgan’s Investment Bank. Before that, he was EVP and General Counsel at Cablevision Systems.
He has previously held roles as SVP and Deputy General Counsel of Time Warner Inc., and General Counsel of online music company Napster.
Schwartz has also worked as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and as the Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General at the Justice Department. He also served as a law clerk for Judge Harry T. Edwards on the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., and for Justice Thurgood Marshall on the U.S. Supreme Court.