Senior Counsel at NBCUniversal Media
Law Practice | Greater New York City Area, US
Divya Jayachandran is senior counsel at NBCUniversal. Her primary role involves managing all legal aspects of marketing campaigns for NBCU’s entertainment, sports, and news networks, digital properties, and stations. She is closely involved in the development and administration of NBCU’s mobile applications, play-along games, voting elements, and calls to action involving user-generated content and social media platforms. In addition, she supports the digital and production teams for The Voice, America’s Got Talent, and other interactive shows, and handles various trademark and copyright matters.
Prior to her position at NBCU, Divya advised a range of clients as an intellectual property associate in the New York office of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, where she focused her legal practice on counseling related to advertising, marketing, trademarks, copyrights, and social media.
She has also worked in-house for several companies, including Louis Vuitton North America, Warner Music Group, and Gen Art, an organization dedicated to promoting emerging talent in the creative arts and entertainment.
Divya has spent the last several years working with various non-profits. Notably, she was chair of the junior board of Education Through Music, a non-profit dedicated to music education in public schools. There, she revitalized the board's mission and under her leadership, the board developed high-profile partnerships and marketing campaigns with sweetgreen, The Roots, and various other companies, while increasing yearly fundraising to $50,000 a year.
Divya hails from Phoenix, Arizona. After graduating from Cornell University with honors, she headed to New York City to study law at Fordham University. She is currently pursuing her MBA at NYU's Stern School of Business.