Bloomberg Law
Feb. 13, 2017, 8:12 PM

Viacom GC Leaving Company ‘With Very Mixed Emotions’

Casey Sullivan

Viacom general counsel Michael Fricklas is leaving the company, according to internal memos provided to Big Law Business.

Fricklas, 56, will stay with the company for an unspecified period of time as the firm identifies his successor, Viacom’s CEO Bob Bakish said in a memo on Friday.

In a separate email to friends and colleagues, Fricklas wrote about his decision to leave Viacom, thanking colleagues and saying that his departure comes “with very mixed emotions.”

“I’ve felt for a while that it’s time for me to pursue my other interests — and the dramatic changes taking place here — the “New Day” — ...

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