Juliette Pryor (L'91, MS'91)

Cox Communications

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Juliette Pryor serves as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company.

She is responsible for leading Cox’s legal function, as well as serving as corporate secretary supporting the company’s board of directors. Juliette is also responsible for being a strategic legal advisor to the senior leadership team, focusing on key legal and business strategies and issues facing the organization.

Before joining Cox, Juliette served as executive vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer for US Foods where she was responsible for all legal, risk management and ethics and compliance functions since 2005. Prior to that, she was in private practice with the law firm Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom. Before joining Skadden, Juliette was general counsel and corporate secretary for e.spire Communications, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed telecommunications company.

Earlier in her career, she served as legal advisor to the vice chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission and as in-house counsel with IBM Corporation.

Juliette earned a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a master’s of science degree from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. She also holds a bachelor’s of arts degree from Fisk University.   

She is a member of the 2019 class of Leadership Atlanta, the Georgetown University Law Center Board of Visitors, and the Board of Trustees of Fisk University.  A fluent Portuguese speaker and longtime enthusiast for all things Brazilian, Juliette is a founding board member of Levantamos: The Center for Afro-Brazilian-American Cooperation.

She is married to Walter Pryor, and they are the proud parents of two adult children: Jordan Adjua and Wade.