Associate General Counsel
As associate general counsel for The Weather Channel television network, Lauren Linder leads the company’s legal team, which provides legal and business strategy, support and counsel to the company.
Linder joined the network in 2015 as as director of business and legal affairs. In that role, she provided real-time legal support for the company’s television division on issues relating to live news coverage. Before The Weather Channel, Linder worked for Turner Broadcasting, where she served as counsel for Turner Studios and truTV.Her responsibilities included negotiating and drafting development, production and program acquisition agreements as well as development, acquisition and licensing of content.
Previously, Linder was an associate for Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton where she served as counsel to clients regarding trademark, copyright, advertising, licensing and right of publicity matters in a range of industries, including news media, entertainment and technology.
An Atlanta native, Linder is very involved in the community. She is currently on the board for KIPP WAYS Academy and Central Community Services, Inc. Her educational volunteer efforts are also shown through her work with the Atlanta Urban Debate League, the Freedom Writers program at Booker T. Washington High School and Everybody Wins! at Hope-Hill Elementary School.
Linder received her juris doctor from Duke University and holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Brown University.