Williams & Connolly's Zweifach May Join News Corp. As GC

Law360, New York (December 22, 2011, 10:10 PM EST) -- Williams & Connolly LLP's Gerson Zweifach is in talks to join News Corp. as its general counsel after nearly three decades at the Washington firm, according to Thursday news reports.

Though no deal has been reached, the media giant could announce Zweifach's hire in January, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal, which is owned by News Corp.

News Corp.'s former general counsel Lawrence Jacobs resigned in June.

According to his Williams & Connolly profile, Zweifach has spent his time at the firm litigating...
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