To shape government policy, you have to know the big picture

How former Go Daddy general counsel Christine Jones got into shaping Internet policy

This is the first article in a six-part series on in-house counsel lobbying for policy change.

In December of 2001, a few weeks before I became the first lawyer at a tiny Internet start-up called, I got a call from the CEO and founder, Bob Parsons. I had only met Bob once, but I already knew I was going to like working for him. He was unlike anyone I had ever met. Not only was he smart and funny, but he was eccentric, entertaining and showed signs of pure brilliance when it came to marketing intuition, all good characteristics for a serial entrepreneur.

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Christine Jones

As Go Daddy’s first in-house lawyer, Christine Jones built the legal department from the ground up. In her more than ten years there, Ms....

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