Since June 2016, Jason Conti has served as general counsel at Dow Jones & Company, Inc. In that capacity, he is responsible for overseeing the company’s legal department, which includes more than 25 professionals with experience in a range of specialties including labor & employment, contract and commercial issues, privacy, IP, M&A, litigation, compliance, media law, and other specialties. Mr. Conti also is a member of the Dow Jones Executive Committee. In addition, since 2011, Mr. Conti has served as chief compliance officer at Dow Jones.
Prior to taking on the general counsel role, Mr. Conti served as deputy general counsel at Dow Jones, overseeing domestic and international litigation, including media litigation, general commercial litigation, patent litigation, and a variety of other litigation matters. Mr. Conti also served as the company’s lead press attorney, working closely with the more than 1500 journalists at Dow Jones on a variety of matters including pre-publication review, access, copyright, newsgathering questions, and subpoenas.
Mr. Conti was previously an attorney at Hogan & Hartson LLP, primarily defending media companies in defamation, privacy and copyright actions. Mr. Conti joined Dow Jones in March 2008.