Bloomberg Law
April 6, 2020, 12:45 PM

CVS Health’s Top Lawyer Earned $23 Million Last Year

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

The approval of CVS Health Corp.’s $68 billion merger with Aetna Inc. last year led to a big payday for the acquirer’s top in-house lawyer.

Thomas Moriarty received nearly $23.2 million in total compensation from CVS Health in 2019, according to an annual proxy statement filed by the company April 2.

Moriarty is an executive vice president, chief policy and external affairs officer, and general counsel for CVS Health, where he has worked in a variety of in-house legal roles since joining the Woonsocket, R.I.-based company in 2012.

Moriarty did not respond to a request for comment, but a CVS ...

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