Meredith Henchey is assistant general counsel for Southwest Airlines. In this role, she is responsible for supporting the marketing department, corporate sales department, and communications and outreach group, managing Southwest’s IP portfolio and advising on alcohol licensing, privacy, data security, and banking and credit card matters. Prior to joining Southwest in 2014, Ms. Henchey was senior counsel for J.C. Penney with primary responsibility for the marketing department, including during its rebranding and transition from promotional pricing to everyday pricing. Meredith earned her law degree from Cornell Law School and her Bachelor of Science in industrial management from Clemson University. She is proud of her Tigers and is privileged to bleed both orange and purple.