As Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Jamie Gallagher serves as the chief legal counsel for AMC Networks Inc. and its business units: popular and award-winning national cable television networks AMC, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and BBC AMERICA (operated through a joint venture with BBC Studios); feature film label IFC Films; and AMC Networks International, the company’s global division. Gallagher is responsible for all legal issues at the corporate level and for all the entertainment businesses, including securities, governance, corporate transactions, litigation, compliance, major rights and affiliation agreements, and strategic legal planning.
Gallagher joined AMC Networks in 2008 with 24 years of corporate counsel experience. Previously, he served as executive vice president and general counsel for Tommy Hilfiger Corporation. Gallagher spent six years at HSN (Home Shopping Network) as executive vice president and general counsel and prior to that served for eight years as group counsel at American Express Travel Related Services. He began his career as an associate at Kelley Drye & Warren in New York.
Gallagher earned his Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia College.