T-Mobile U.S. appoints Mark Nelson as Evp and general counsel
T-Mobile U.S. has tapped their long time outside counsel, Mark Neslon (pictured) as the company’s new executive vice president and general counsel. Neslon will assume his new role on October 11, succeeding T-MObile’s current general counsel Dave Miller, who has announced his retirement after 26 years with the company. Miller will stay on as executive vice president and strategic advisor to help support the leadership transition until his April 1, 2022 retirement. As general counsel, Nelson will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Mike Sievert.
Having practiced law for over 25 years, Nelson joins T-Mobile with a broad range of experience in merger work and antitrust counselling, civil and criminal litigation, and regulatory proceedings before federal and state government agencies. Nelson, a longtime Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton partner, has been counsel to T-Mobile US for the past two decades and has advised the company on a variety of matters, including T-Mobile US’s acquisition of MetroPCS and its merger with Sprint,