Laurie N. Robinson Haden is Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of CBS Corporation, where she practices litigation and reports directly to the company’s head of litigation.
Haden is the founder and CEO of Corporate Counsel Women of Color, which she created in 2004 to advance women of color attorneys and to foster diversity in the legal profession. She has been recognized by the Network Journal as one of the 25 Most Powerful Black Women in Business and by Savoy magazine as one of the country’s Most Influential Black Lawyers.
In 2012, Haden completed her certificate in entertainment media management from New York University. She joined the Board of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in 2013 and the Board of Trustees of Indiana University School of Law at Bloomington. She also completed her certificates in mediation from JAMS and Cornell School Industrial Labor Relations.
Haden received her Bachelor of Arts from North Carolina Central University (magna cum laude) and her Juris Doctor from Indiana University School of Law at Bloomington, where she served as the Notes and Comments Editor of the Indiana University Journal of Global Legal Studies.