Bloomberg Law
March 13, 2017, 6:51 PM

Viacom Names New General Counsel, Shuffles Legal Department

Yin Wilczek

Viacom announced it’s promoting one of its in-house attorneys Christa D’Alimonte as its next executive vice president, general counsel and secretary.

D’Alimonte, who replaces the company’s longtime top lawyer Michael Fricklas, had been a deputy general counsel. She joined the company in 2012 from Shearman & Sterling, where she had been deputy practice group leader of the firm’s global mergers & acquisitions group, according to a company release.

D’Alimonte spoke about the differences between working in-house and working at a law firm at Big Law Business’ first Annual Summit in July 2015.

“As a relatively new entrant to the ...

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