WWE tapped Moda Operandi’s Samira Shah as General Counsel
Samira Shah (pictured) joins WWE Entertainment as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
Shah will oversee WWE’s legal affairs and serve as principal legal adviser for the company. Her oversight will include litigation, intellectual property, corporate governance, government relations, risk management, talent contracts and compliance.
Shah has more than 20 years of experience in representing companies in a variety of industries, including internet, technology, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, financial services, and fashion industries. Most recently, Shah served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Moda Operandi. There, she was a key member of the executive leadership team, advising the organization and its board on all legal matters. Prior to Moda Operandi and prior to shifting into in-house counseling, Shah served as a senior attorney for Cravath, Swaine & Moore as well as O’Melveny & Myers.
WWE also announced the addition of two other new members to its leadership team, Jamie Horowitz as Executive Vice President, Development & Digital and Matt Drew as Senior Vice President, International. These additions come after the recent WWE HQ shake-ups led by President Nick Khan.
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