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Gerson A. Zweifach

Gerson A. Zweifach

21st Century Fox
Senior Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel
New York, NY, USA


Gerson A. Zweifach is Senior Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel of 21st Century Fox Corporation, as well as a member of the Office of the Chairman of 21st Century Fox Corporation.  Mr. Zweifach oversees global legal operations including litigation, mergers and acquisitions, ethics and corporate governance matters. From February, 2012 to January, 2015 Mr. Zweifach served as General Counsel to News Corporation, before it’s separation from 21st Century Fox.  Mr. Zweifach previously held the position of partner at Williams & Connolly LLP. In his more than three decades at Williams & Connolly, Mr. Zweifach's litigation practice covered a wide variety of substantive areas including media and first amendment cases, as well as patent, anti-trust and securities matters.  Mr. Zweifach is a graduate of Brown University, where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and Yale Law School, where he was Note Editor for the Law Journal. He was a law clerk to Judge Pierre N. Leval and Judge David L. Bazelon.
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