Biography

Beth Sasfai is Vice President & Associate General Counsel of Governance.  She is responsible for developing Verizon's corporate governance policy and related stakeholder advocacy; serving as a liaison to Verizon’s Board of Directors; managing Verizon’s Board and Shareholder meetings; advising external financial reporting on Verizon's 1934 Act filings, including the Proxy Statement and Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K; and counseling investor relations and compliance on legal issues relating to Dodd Frank, Regulation FD, Sarbanes-Oxley, and insider trading.

Previously, Beth was Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Litigation for Verizon Corporate.  In that role, Beth was responsible for litigation and dispute resolution nationally for Verizon's corporate, wireline, wireless and enterprise and government businesses.

Beth brings more than 15 years of experience to her role, including a strong background in regulatory, public policy and corporate litigation.  She previously served as a state regulatory attorney for Verizon New Jersey responsible for the operating company's day to day legal and regulatory issues, including actions at the public service commission and state and federal courts.

Before joining Verizon, Beth practiced in the corporate and litigation groups of the New York City offices of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton.  She holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated magna cum laude and a Bachelor of Sociology from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts.  She is admitted to practice in federal and state courts in New York and New Jersey.

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