Susan Fox serves as Vice President, Government Relations of the Walt Disney Company. Ms. Fox represents all of Disney’s operating divisions before the federal government, with a particular focus on the issues that affect Disney’s media interest, including ABC, ESPN, Disney Channel and the ABC Cable Networks, and the ABC Owned Television Stations. Prior to her present position, Ms. Fox served as Senior Legal Advisor to former FCC Chairman William Kennard and as Deputy Chief, Mass Media Bureau and the FCC. In these capacities, she handled all media policy issues before the FCC. She also served as Special Counsel in the FCC’s General Counsel Office, where she advised the General Counsel on constitutional Issues and litigated cases on behalf of the FCC. Prior to the FCC, Ms. Fox was an associate with the law firm Hogan & Hartson. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable H. Robert Mayer, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Fox is a graduate of Lafayette College, where she received, with magna cum laude distinction, a BA in engineering. She earned her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law where she was Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Law and Politics, and winner of the Stephen Pierre Traynor Moot Court Award. She is married to Jeffrey Markowitz. They live with their four children in Arlington, Virginia.