Andowah Newton

Andowah Newton is Vice President, Legal Affairs and Litigation Counsel at LVMH Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy Inc., where she manages legal disputes and litigations for more than 30 luxury brands. Ms. Newton directs legal strategy and advises executives and management on disputes involving contracts, IP, class actions, advertising, marketing, product liability, environmental, personal injury, regulatory and internal investigations, and debt recovery. Ms. Newton also leads the Pro Bono Program at LVMH. Before joining LVMH in 2015, she litigated complex commercial cases at top law firms. Ms. Newton began her legal career as a clerk for the First Vice President Judge of the International Criminal Court in The Netherlands. Before law school, she earned her CPA and worked as an auditor at PwC, and later as an internal auditor at Estée Lauder. Ms. Newton earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Georgetown University, where she majored in Accounting and minored in French. She possesses dual law degrees in U.S. and French law from Cornell Law School and The Sorbonne.