Congratulations to KFC US Chief Legal Officer Melanie Bootes, Eric Ison's Wife
Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP would like to congratulate Melanie Bootes on being named KFC US Chief Legal Officer. Melanie began her legal career with BGD after graduating from the University of Louisville School of Law in 1999; she previously served as a law clerk and litigation associate before joining KFC (Yum! Brands) in February 2003. She is the wife of firm partner Eric L. Ison.
Melanie will continue to play an integral role in furthering the mission of KFC’s legal team in her new position. She is known for her strategic thinking and vast legal acumen. Prior to becoming Senior Counsel in 2011, she served in a number of legal capacities at KFC, advising on a broad range of legal issues including marketing and advertising, regulatory matters, product development/QA, franchising matters and litigation. Congratulations and good luck Melanie!