Ivy Thomas McKinney
Deputy General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer
Ivy Thomas McKinney is deputy general counsel and chief ethics officer for Xerox Corporation. She was named deputy general counsel in September 2004 and became chief ethics officer in March 2011. She was appointed a vice president of the corporation in December 2004.
McKinney is responsible for directing certain aspects of Xerox’s legal operations including senior-level legal counsel, litigation, and managing the delivery of legal counsel in the areas of human resources and employee benefits. She also oversees all ethics initiatives for the corporation.
Prior to working for Xerox, she was associated with the New York City law firm then known as Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood in the litigation department.
McKinney attended Princeton University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in politics in 1977, magna cum laude. In 1980 she received a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School. She is licensed to practice law in New York and Connecticut, and is also admitted in the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and several federal district courts. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Association of Corporate Counsel, is on the board and executive committee of Connecticut Legal Services, and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Connecticut Bar Foundation. She is affiliated with, and volunteers for, various community organizations, alumni associations and pro bono groups.