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Adriana Ríos Welton

Adriana Ríos Welton

General Counsel and Chief of Government Affairs

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As general counsel and chief of government affairs, Adriana leads the company’s regulatory and policy efforts at the federal and state level and provides legal counsel to the company and its board of directors. 

Adriana has more than 11 years of legal counsel experience, and prior to joining UScellular she served as general counsel and vice president of regulatory and external affairs for AT&T Mexico. In that role, she was responsible for legal and regulatory matters, external affairs, and corporate social responsibility for a business with approximately 20 million customers and more than 19,000 employees. She previously was legal counsel for DirecTV Latin America and was an attorney at a global firm where she counseled public and privately held businesses on a broad range of topics. 

Adriana is currently on the Board of Directors of Pro Mujer, one of Latin America’s leading organizations committed to the empowerment of women. She earned a bachelor’s degree in politics from Princeton University in Princeton, N.J., and holds a juris doctor from Duke University Law School in Durham, N.C. 

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