Warren  Jackson

Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel & Chief Ethics Officer


T. Warren Jackson is Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer of DIRECTV, the nation’s leading digital television service provider. He is responsible for general litigation, labor and employment law matters, executive compensation, benefits, and compliance programs.

Jackson has three decades of service at DIRECTV and Hughes Electronics, Inc., having joined Hughes (then parent company of DIRECTV) in 1984. Previously he was an employment lawyer in the Los Angeles office of O’Melveny & Myers.

In 2003, Jackson was elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He currently serves on the Legal Committee of the California Employers Group and on the boards of the Constitutional Rights Foundation, the Riordan Programs at UCLA Anderson and the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Board. Jackson was appointed to the California Workforce Investment Board by Gov. Gray Davis in April 2003 and was reappointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2005, serving until 2010.

From 1996-2001, he served on the Los Angeles Police Commission (appointed by Mayor Richard Riordan) serving as vice president from 1998-2000. From 1992-1999, he served two four-year terms on the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission (appointed by Governor Pete Wilson). He was a trustee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and served on the City of Los Angeles’ Civil Service Commission from September 1994 to July 1996, concluding his term in the role of vice president. He was a deputy general counsel to the William Webster Commission, which reviewed and reported on the Los Angeles Police Department’s performance during the April 1992 civil disturbance in Los Angeles.

In 1991, Jackson was named In-House Counsel of the Year by the John M. Langston Bar Association, of which he is a past member of the board of directors.

Originally from Philadelphia, Jackson is based at DIRECTV’s El Segundo, Calif. headquarters.



Harvard Law School, Doctor of Law (J.D.), 1973 – 1976

Cornell University, B.A., History, Economics, 1970 – 1973

UCLA - Executive Management Program



Mr. Warren Jackson

Vice-President & Associate General Counsel

The DirecTV Group, Inc.,

P.O. Box 956, 2230 E. Imperial Highway

El Segundo, CA  90245-0956

310-964-0728 • 310-964-0843 (fax)