Sara Altschul serves as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Travel Leaders Group, a North American travel company that directly employs over 3,000 staff, managing operations of more than 7,000 company-owned, franchised and affiliated travel agencies in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Greece, Ireland and Australia. As Travel Leaders Group’s chief legal officer, Sara oversees corporate governance, compliance, litigation, mergers, acquisitions and other strategic partnerships. Today, Travel Leaders Group has over 52,000 travel agents working directly for the organization or under one of its brands.
Ms. Altschul reports directly to Ninan Chacko, CEO of Travel Leaders Group. She is based in the company’s New York office.
Ms. Altschul joined Travel Leaders Group in August 2017. She previously worked at PR Newswire as SVP and General Counsel and managed the global legal function, including M&A, corporate, litigation, intellectual property, regulatory and compliance matters. Prior to PR Newswire, she was in private practice in the corporate M&A group of the global law firm McDermott, Will & Emery.
Ms. Altschul earned her B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University and her law degree from Tulane Law School.