Membership Directory - Individual

Showole Funmi

Associate Principal Counsel at TWDC
Member Since: 2022

About

Street Address: 500 South Buena Vista Street, M/C: 1454
City Name: Los Angeles
Province: California
Zip Code: 91521-1454
Email Address: funmi.showole@disney.com
Phone: Available to Members
Description of Member's Practice: As an Associate Principal Counsel, Funmi provides employment advice and counsel for a diverse slate of businesses across Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution; Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products; Disney General Entertainment; and other areas of the Disney enterprise.
Member Type: In-House / Corporate Counsel
Member Profile: Funmi Showole is an alum of Yale College and Columbia Law School. Prior to joining The Walt Disney Company in 2020, she practiced litigation and employment law for several years at the law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles. In addition to her active pro bono practice, Funmi co-founded several diversity initiatives, including serving on Manatt's inaugural D&I Board Committee, co-leading the affinity group for Black professionals, and co-creating a mentoring program for women attorneys. As an Associate Principal Counsel, Funmi provides employment advice and counsel for a diverse slate of businesses across Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution; Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products; Disney General Entertainment; and other areas of the Disney enterprise. She is also active in a number of Employee Resource Groups. Her two young daughters have never been so interested in her job.
Firm/Company: The Walt Disney Company
Firm/Company Profile: Funmi joined The Walt Disney Company in 2020. As an Associate Principal Counsel, she provides employment advice and counsel for a diverse slate of businesses across Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution; Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products; Disney General Entertainment; and other areas of the Disney enterprise. She is also active in a number of Employee Resource Groups. Her two young daughters have never been so interested in her job.
Firm/Company Website: https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/