Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Risk Officer & Corporate Secretary, Jack in the Box Inc.
Phillip Rudolph is the Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Risk Officer & Corporate Secretary at Jack in the Box Inc., which he joined in November 2007. Mr. Rudolph came to Jack in the Box from Ethical Leadership Group, a Chicago-based ethics consultancy where, from January 2006 through October 2007, he was Vice President & General Counsel, in addition to maintaining a full complement of consulting clients.
From August 2003 through December 2005, he was a partner in the DC office of Foley, Hoag, a Boston-based law firm, where he specialized in advising clients in the area of Corporate Responsibility. Prior to that, Phil was a Vice President in the legal department at McDonald’s Corporation between March 1998 and February 2003, where, among other roles, he was Deputy General Counsel, U.S. General Counsel and International General Counsel. He also developed and oversaw the company’s global ethical sourcing program.
Mr. Rudolph began his career in the LA office of the international law firm, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in September 1983. He moved to the DC office of the firm in 1985, was elected to the partnership in 1991, and remained with the firm as an antitrust and litigation partner until he joined McDonald’s in 1998.
Mr. Rudolph graduated magna cum laude from the University of California at Irvine in 1980, with a BA in political science. He received his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School in 1983. He is a member of the Bars of the States of California and Illinois, and of the District of Columbia, and is also licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and several United States Courts of Appeals and District Courts.