Jill Sandford joined FirstLight Fiber in June of 2016 and currently serves as its Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Ms. Sandford manages all aspects of legal, regulatory, compliance, and human resources. Ms. Sandford has twenty years’ experience in the telecommunications sector. From 1995-2001, Ms. Sandford served as a section chief in the New York State Attorney General’s Office Bureau of Telecommunications and Energy. From 2001-2014, Ms. Sandford held legal roles at Metromedia Fiber Network, AboveNet and Zayo each with increasing and broad responsibilities.
Ms. Sandford holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University and a Juris doctor from Albany Law School. Ms. Sandford also serves on the Board of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association Foundation.