Tribune Names Edward Lazarus EVP/General Counsel
January 29, 2013 at 12:30 PM (PT)
EDWARD LAZARUS, the former Chief of Staff to FCC Chairman JULIUS GENACHOWSKI, has joined TRIBUNE CO. as EVP/General Counsel, replacing DAVID ELDERSVELD, who will remain on board as a special advisor.
“EDDIE has an incredibly sharp mind, broad legal experience, and he played an important role at the FCC,” said CEO PETER LIGUORI. “He is the perfect fit as our general counsel and will be a tremendous asset to the company and its media businesses.”
“I am deeply honored to have been selected as TRIBUNE’s new general counsel,” said LAZARUS. “This is a company with a storied past and an exciting future, and I’m grateful for the chance to work with PETER, the Board of Directors, the management team, and my fellow employees to help shape TRIBUNE’s future.”