Michelena Hallie is Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel at ViacomCBS Inc. As such, she supervises intellectual property, content protection, privacy, legal operations and risk management for ViacomCBS’s businesses including Paramount Pictures, CBS, MTV, Comedy Central, Country Music Television, Nickelodeon, VH1, Showtime and Simon & Schuster. Michelena joined Viacom in 1993 initially to manage its trademark portfolio. Since that time, she has held various positions within the corporate and division law departments. Prior to joining Viacom, Michelena was a partner at Kay Collyer & Boose specializing in intellectual property litigation.
Michelena is a graduate of Brown University and New York University School of Law. She has lectured extensively on intellectual property and litigation issues