Woodie Dixon, Jr.
Woodie Dixon, Jr. is currently the General Counsel of Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG), overseeing all legal, compliance, government affairs and stock administration matters. Chegg is the leading student-first connected learning platform, helping students improve their overall return on educational investment in less time and at a lower cost.
Prior to joining Chegg, Dixon served as the General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Business Affairs for the Pac-12 Conference from 2010-2020. At the Pac-12, Dixon handled all legal affairs and business administration, in addition to oversight of human resources and football operations.
From 2004-10, Dixon served as General Counsel for the Kansas City Chiefs and from 2003-2004, Dixon worked at the NFL Headquarters within the NFL Management Council. Prior to that, Dixon worked for Sidley & Austin LLP and Dorsey & Whitney, handling a myriad of corporate legal matters.
Dixon obtained his JD from Harvard Law School, a MS in Sport Management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and graduated cum laude, with a major History, from Amherst College. In 2013, Dixon received a Forty Under 40 Award from the Sports Business Journal, recognizing him as one of the most promising young executives in sports under the age of 40.
Dixon currently serves as a member of the Sports Lawyers Association Board, Fritz Pollard Alliance Board (Chair), Arizona State University’s Sports and Business Law Board, and as an Advisory to the American Bar Association’s Sports Advisory Committee.