Ruth Dowling

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary

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Ruth Dowling

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary

Ruth Dowling is our Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for ATC Europe and CoreSite. Since joining us in 2011, Ms. Dowling has served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Legal, and, most recently, as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the EMEA and Latin America regions. In addition, she led American Tower’s Global Remobilization Project Team to care for the safety and wellbeing of employees during the pandemic. Prior to joining American Tower, Ms. Dowling was a partner and co-chair of the 150-member litigation department at Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP and clerked for the Honorable Fred I. Parker of the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Dowling earned her law degree from Duke University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She also serves as co-Executive Sponsor of American Tower’s employee resource group for women, WAATCH (Women and Allies of American Tower Climb Higher).

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