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Executive Vice President, General Tax Counsel, Chief Veteran Officer | CBS Corporation

Richard M. Jones ’92, G’95, L’95

Richard M. Jones ’92, G’95, L’95

Executive Vice President, General Tax Counsel, Chief Veteran Officer | CBS Corporation
Executive Vice President, General Tax Counsel, Chief Veteran Officer | CBS Corporation

Richard M. Jones ’92, G’95, L’95

Jones oversees worldwide tax planning and operations for the CBS Corporation. Prior to joining the company, he served as vice president of tax, assistant treasurer and tax counsel for NBC Universal, where he was responsible for all domestic and international tax planning. Prior to joining NBC Universal, Jones spent 13 years with Ernst & Young, working in their media and entertainment and transaction advisory services practices. He also worked as a law clerk for the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division. Prior to re-entering civilian life, Jones was a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, where he served honorably as a member of the U.S. Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment.

Jones received his law and business degrees from Syracuse. He is a graduate of Boston University, where he earned a master of laws in taxation, and received a bachelor’s degree from SU.

Jones is admitted to practice before the Courts of New York, Connecticut and the District of Columbia, and is licensed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Tax Court. A member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York Society of CPA’s, he serves on the M&A tax committees. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, serving on the corporate and partnership taxation committees. Jones is also a member of the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, life member of and advocate for the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and member of The American Legion.