Senior Vice President and General Counsel | Travel Leaders Group
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, Ms. Altschul oversees corporate governance, regulatory and compliance matters, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, intellectual property, strategic partnerships and labor and employment matters. 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 and is based in the company’s New York office. She joined Travel Leaders Group in August 2017.
Ms. Altschul previously worked at PR Newswire as SVP and General Counsel and managed the global legal function for the company and all of its operating division, including Vintage Filings and MultiVu. 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.