Hazel-Ann F. Mayers is Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Litigation and Chief Compliance Officer for CBS Corporation. She manages the Corporation's domestic and international compliance program and also represents CBS and its business units in litigation matters. Hazel counsels her clients on a variety of litigation and compliance related issues, manages and supervises outside counsel and directly handles litigations and investigations in-house (without the retention of outside counsel).
Hazel graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with a Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law from the City College of New York. Hazel also earned a Juris Doctor degree at Harvard Law School, where she was a member of the Harvard Black Law Students Association and served as Co-Chair of the Association's Street Law Clinic, a program that educates elementary and junior high school students in the Boston area about their constitutional rights.
Hazel serves on the New York City Bar's Committee on Recruitment and Retention of Lawyers, the board of the New York City Bar Justice Resource Center and is a Trustee of the Harvard Law School Association of New York City. In June 2008, Hazel established a scholarship fund for students in need at an elementary school in Barbados, West Indies, her parents' homeland. Prior to her employment at CBS, Hazel was an associate in the litigation department at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and an associate in the labor department at Proskauer Rose LLP.