Fox Group Ups Jill Ratner To EVP Litigation

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Jill Ratner has been promoted to EVP Litigation for the Fox Entertainment Group, up from her most recent role as SVP Litigation.

Fox Networks group 2In her new position, Ratner will lead the General Litigation team, which oversees litigation and claims across the Fox companies, reporting to EVP Gary D. Roberts of Fox Group Legal.

During her time as SVP, Ratner and her team contributed to several high-profile precedent-setting cases including WNET v. Aereo (ABC v. Aereo), one of the most closely-watched copyright lawsuits affecting the television industry. Also, Fox Television Stations Inc. et al. v. FilmOn X LLC et al, in which Ratner helped secure win a preliminary injunction in favor of Fox and other networks against FilmOn X, prohibiting it from retransmitting the broadcasters’ copyrighted programs over the Internet.

Prior to her career at Fox, Ratner worked as litigation counsel at two major Los Angeles law firms and at the MPAA.

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