Nicole Hancock Husband is Vice President of Human Resources for Warner Bros. Television where she is responsible for negotiating executive contracts, managing employee relations matters, and handling other generalist HR duties. Ms. Husband previously served as Vice President and Senior Employment Counsel for Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. where she managed outside counsel (both domestically and internationally) in the defense of employment litigation, negotiated favorable resolutions of employment claims, and counseled clients on a wide range of day-to-day employment issues, including investigations.
Before joining Warner Bros. in April 2004, Ms. Husband was an associate at Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro, where her practice focused on employment litigation. Prior to that Ms. Husband spent several years in the Labor & Employment department at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher (in both Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.). Ms. Husband also clerked for The Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee, U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of Virginia, from 1998-99 and for The Honorable Gregory Kellam Scott, Supreme Court of Colorado, from 1996-97.
Ms. Husband graduated cum laude from Howard University School of Law in 1996 after having served as the Managing Editor of the Howard Law Journal and a member of the National Moot Court Team. Ms. Husband obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and International Business, with a minor in Spanish, from The Ohio State University in 1993.
Ms. Husband was the President of Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles for the 2015-2016 bar year. She also served as an Advisory Board member for the Western Center on Law & Poverty for four years and taught a legal ethics/professional responsibility course entitled “Legal Profession” at Southwestern Law School for two summers.
In January 2012, Ms. Husband received her coaching certification through The Coaches Training Institute and is now a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach. Ms. Husband achieved this certification after completing over 100 hours of training in co-active coaching with CTI in 2009 and completing the six-month certification process with CTI in 2010.