Mona Thakkar is assistant general counsel of sales and marketing at Volkswagen Group of America, where she leads the legal team supporting advertising, marketing, and PR activities. She also advises on sponsorships and promotions, as well as product development.
Ms. Thakkar started her legal career as an associate in the commercial litigation practice at Foley & Lardner, LLP in Chicago. She has also served as assistant general counsel at DirectBuy, Inc.
Ms. Thakkar received a B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.