The Jackal Group hired Susan Lierle as senior vice president of Business and Legal Affairs. Previously, Lierle served as a business affairs consultant at Twentieth Century Fox Television, where she was responsible for the business affairs concerning the series This is Us and 24: Legacy, among other projects. In her new position, Lierle will be responsible for all business and legal matters for the all the company’s divisions, including television, film, digital, and commercial theater. Lierle will report to Joe Earley, president of The Jackal Group.