WWE names general counsel
NYSE-listed wrestling media company WWE has hired Samira Shah as general counsel and corporate secretary.
In her new role, Shah’s areas of responsibility include corporate governance, compliance, litigation, intellectual property, government relations, risk management and talent contracts.
She was most recently general counsel and corporate secretary at Moda Operandi, advising the company and board on all legal matters. Before working at Moda Operandi, she spent 20 years as a senior attorney at law firms Cravath Swaine & Moore and O’Melveny & Myers.
According to the company, WWE broadcasts to more than 180 countries in 28 languages and can be seen in 900 mn television households globally each week.