Bush joined News Corp in 2013. Previously, she held various positions during her 20-year tenure at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom LLP, most recently as partner in charge of the Communications Group. She also was EVP of Northpoint Tehnology Ltd., and served as senior counsel to the Communications Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, working on numerous bills, including the landmark Cable Act of 1992.
Antoinette Cook Bush was partner in charge of Skadden’s Communications Group, originally joined the firm in 1993, where she practiced until 2000. She returned in 2003 and represents companies in administrative, legislative and transactional matters involving communications issues as well as other legislative matters. Her clients include entities involved in the broadcast, cable, satellite, telephone and mobile communications business. She also represents a number of not-for-profit companies. Specifically, Ms. Bush’s clients have included News Corporation, Viacom Inc., Virgin Mobile LLC, Univision Communications Inc. and Border Media Partners.
Ms. Bush returned to Skadden after serving as the executive vice president of Northpoint Technology Ltd. and BroadwaveUSA, Inc. from 2000 to 2003, where she oversaw the legal, regulatory, legislative and business development aspects of Northpoint operations.
Prior to joining Skadden, Arps in 1993, Ms. Bush served as senior counsel to the Communications Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. The subcommittee has oversight responsibility for the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and public broadcasting. She was the principal staff person responsible for legislation involving communications issues, including the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992 and the Public Telecommunications Act of 1992, which authorized funding for public broadcasting.
From 1981 until she joined the U.S. Senate Committee staff, Ms. Bush practiced communications law in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Bush remains active in communications policy issues and frequently speaks to companies and organizations regarding developments in this area.