Speaker Profile

Rhonda McLean
Deputy General Counsel / Time Inc.

Rhonda Joy McLean oversees legal compliance for consumer marketing campaigns across social media platforms for the 20 magazines that Time Inc. publishes, including TIME, PEOPLE, Sports Illustrated, Real Simple, InStyle, and Essence. She has over 200 clients and also manages one-third of the law department. Prior to joining Time, she was the assistant regional director of the northeast region of the FTC. Ms. McLean’s first book, The Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women, written with Elaine Meryl Brown and Marsha Haygood, was published by Random House/World Press in 2010 and is now in its seventh printing. Ms. McLean received her J.D. from Yale Law School.