Maria Politis Moutsatsos
General Counsel, McCann Worldgroup
Maria Politis Moutsatsos is General Counsel of McCann Worldgroup. She assumed this role, a new position within the company, in November of 2014. She previously had served as legal counsel to McCann New York, McCann Worldgroup’s flagship agency.
Maria oversees the legal function globally for McCann Worldgroup. As part of her role, Maria is responsible for developing and implementing strategic legal initiatives to improve the company’s risk profile and operational performance. Additionally, Maria is Vice President & Associate General Counsel at Interpublic Group, McCann Worldgroup’s parent company. In that capacity she manages numerous legal matters affecting the larger organization, including intellectual property treatment and privacy. She has been with Interpublic since 2002.
A leader in the advertising law community, Maria periodically speaks at industry conferences and is an active participant in several 4A’s initiatives.
Maria was previously senior counsel to an internet start-up, and before that was an associate at Davis & Gilbert. She began her career at Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Maria holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.S. from Cornell University