Williams & Connolly Partner Named News Corp. Group GC

Law360, New York (January 9, 2012, 6:54 PM EST) -- News Corp. has snagged a Williams & Connolly LLP First Amendment litigation expert as its new group general counsel and a senior executive vice president of the company, the media giant announced Monday.

Gerson Zweifach, a partner at the Washington-based law firm, will join News Corp. on Feb. 1, replacing Janet Nova, the firm’s interim general counsel over the past six months, according to a statement by News Corp.

News Corp.'s former general counsel Lawrence Jacobs, who first joined the firm in 1996 as deputy group...
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