Cox Communications has promoted Joiava Philpott to senior vice president of law and policy and general counsel. In this role, Philpott will be responsible for overseeing compliance, legal operations, regulatory, and government affairs.

Philpott has served as Cox’s vice president of regulatory affairs for the past eight years, where she established policy positions for various state regulatory proceedings and created new collaborative teams to support operational improvements.

Prior to joining Cox, Philpott served as general counsel at Astro Turf and corporate vice president of government affairs at Charter Communications.