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USAA Names Former First Data Lawyer Interim Legal Chief

Feb. 14, 2020, 1:23 PM

The Business & Practice First Move will not publish Feb. 17 in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday. We will resume Feb. 18.

The United Services Automobile Association, the financial services conglomerate better known as USAA, has picked a new top lawyer—for now.

Interim Chief: A USAA spokeswoman said Neil Wilcox, who has served as a senior vice president and general counsel of Enterprise Shared Services at USAA since joining the company in 2018 from payment processor First Data Corp., has been named interim chief legal officer.

Search Continues: USAA, which is based in San Antonio, is conducting a search to find a permanent replacement for former legal chief Deneen Donnley, who left for the GC role at Consolidated Edison. It’s not clear if Wilcox is up for the permanent job.

Brian Baxter reports.


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