Lyris Malajian is Lead Counsel at Pandora Media, LLC, where she advises and supports the sales, marketing, and revenue operations teams. In her role at Pandora, she negotiates complex commercial agreements for digital advertising and brand marketing initiatives. Lyris advises on the company’s data & privacy committee and serves as legal lead for data monetization efforts. In addition, she provides legal guidance on a variety of matters such as advertising best practices, social media, content, talent and influencer issues, clearances, events, promotions, and branded partnerships.
Prior to joining Pandora, Lyris was an attorney at A+E Television Networks where she provided legal support on rights clearance issues to the company’s international programming, consumer products, and digital teams. Before joining A+E, Lyris started her legal career as a law clerk at the New York County Supreme Court, Civil Division.
Lyris holds a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, a M.S. in Media Management from The New School, and a B.S. in Finance and Management (with minors in Economics and International Business) from Quinnipiac University.