Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary, CBS Corporation
Jonathan H. Anschell serves as Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary for CBS Corporation. Anschell oversees the Company’s securities, corporate governance, executive compensation, ERISA and real estate matters, and assists the Chief Legal Officer with respect to Board of Directors matters. Anschell also supervises the CBS Law Department’s intellectual property and labor and employment practice groups.
In addition to his corporate role, Anschell serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of CBS Broadcasting Inc. In that capacity, Anschell oversees the legal affairs and standards and practices functions for the Company’s televised entertainment and news operations.
Before joining CBS in 2004, Anschell was a partner in White O’Connor Curry LLP, a Los Angeles law firm, where he maintained a trial and appellate practice with particular emphasis on entertainment and media-related matters.
Originally from Canada, Anschell received his J.D. from the University of Toronto, where he also earned his undergraduate degree in political science and history. He lives in Southern California with his wife and two children.