LVS general counsel steps down Sep 30

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Las Vegas Sands has announced that Lawrence Jacobs, the company’s executive vice president, global general counsel and secretary will be stepping down from his role, effective September 29. 

According to the company’s SEC filing on Friday, his role will be assumed by D. Zachary Hudson on September 30, 2019. Jacobs will assist with the transition in an advisory capacity, it added. 

Jacobs assumed his role in September 2016. He has been responsible for the leadership and oversite of the company’s legal affairs around the world.

Mr. Jacobs is a seasoned public company general counsel and has had a long distinguished legal career in both private practices and in the corporate world.

Prior to joining LVS, Mr. Jacobs served as executive vice president and general counsel for Time Inc., as well as senior executive vice president and group general counsel for News Corporation. Additionally, he served as general counsel of Empire State Development, New York State’s chief economic development agency. Mr. Jacobs began his legal career at Squadron Ellenoff (now Hogan Lovell’s).