Bloomberg Law
March 1, 2019, 3:22 PMUpdated: March 1, 2019, 4:56 PM

Comcast Hires Davis Polk Chair Reid as General Counsel (1)

Stephanie Russell-Kraft
Stephanie Russell-Kraft
Special Correspondent

Comcast has hired Thomas J. Reid, chair and managing partner of Davis Polk & Wardwell, as its newest general counsel.

Reid will join the telecommunications giant at its Philadelphia headquarters in April. He succeeds Arthur Block, who is retiring after 30 years at Comcast and two decades as its general counsel.

“Tom has deep and broad global experience that spans all of Comcast’s legal needs,” Comcast chairman and CEO Brian L. Roberts said in a statement. “With his unique blend of skills and versatility, Tom is ideally suited to help us navigate the future.”

Reid, who began his career at ...

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