Jonathan Anschell

EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary at Mattel

Jonathan Anschell was appointed to EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Mattel January 1, 2021.

Anschell brings extensive legal, corporate governance and media and entertainment industry expertise to Mattel. He joins the Company from ViacomCBS Media Networks, where he served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel since 2019, leading the legal affairs team for all CBS entertainment and news operations, as well as the business and legal affairs teams for the ViacomCBS cable networks in the U.S. and internationally. Anschell previously served as General Counsel of CBS Television and Deputy General Counsel and Secretary of CBS Corporation. Before joining CBS in 2004, he was a partner at White O’Connor Curry, a Los Angeles-based law firm.

In his role as EVP, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary, Anschell is in charge of all legal responsibilities for the Company’s operations and transactions, as well as corporate governance, securities, intellectual property, litigation and privacy. He is also responsible for compliance and government affairs at the Company.



  • EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

    January 1, 2021 - present

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