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Interview

15 Minutes With CBS' General Counsel

Law360 (June 10, 2019, 1:55 PM EDT) -- "Talk less. Smile more." Those lyrics, borrowed from the Broadway musical "Hamilton," make up the advice CBS general counsel Laura Franco said she would share with a new top corporate lawyer.

Laura Franco

Currently: Executive vice president and general counsel, CBS Corp.

Previously: Executive vice president and associate general counsel, CBS

Law school: Harvard Law School Franco is one of those newly appointed general counsel. In March, she was promoted from associate general counsel to replace Lawrence Tu at the embattled CBS Corp.

She was named to the role amid high-profile legal trouble for the mass media corporation, including claims by former CEO Leslie...

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