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Savalle Sims

Chief Legal Officer

Savalle Sims serves as Chief Legal Officer for Ժ, overseeing the company’s global legal teams and managing all legal issues across nearly 20 offices worldwide.

Most recently, Sims sat at the helm of deal planning for Discovery Inc.’s largest acquisition to date and navigated all legal matters surrounding AT&T’s sale of WarnerMedia assets to form the new company, Ժ.

In her previous role as EVP, Deputy General Counsel, Sims managed Discovery’s Litigation and Trademark legal teams, handling legal efforts around Discovery’s intellectual property, including trademark, patent and copyright portfolios. She joined Discovery in 2011 as SVP, Litigation and Intellectual Property.

Among her many industry achievements, Sims was recognized in 2023 as one of Hollywood’s Top Dealmakers by The Hollywood Reporter and named one of Variety’s Best In-House Entertainment Attorneys. She has also appeared on Variety’s Dealmakers Impact Report and is regularly honored on the Cablefax 100 and Cablefax’s Most Powerful Women and Diversity lists. In addition, Sims was named to the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications’ Luminary Class and was featured in the Black General Counsel Project as part of Bloomberg Law.

Sims is a graduate of Syracuse University and Notre Dame Law School.