Cox Media Group has announced that Eric Dodson Greenberg has been named executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective Aug. 16. He will report to Dan York, CMG president and CEO. Greenberg will join CMG from the law firm Perkins Coie, LLP, where he is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Technology Transactions Practice Groups. In his role at CMG, Greenberg will be in charge of all legal responsibilities for CMG’s business and operations, as well as corporate governance, transactions and regulatory compliance.
Greenberg is an award-winning legal adviser with deep experience in the technology, media, entertainment and telecom industries. He has been ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA in both its broadcasting and media-and-entertainment categories, designated by the Legal 500 in its 2021 Hall of Fame category for media and tech transaction lawyers, and is a winner of the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Award for work on novel broadcast spectrum sharing agreements.
“Eric brings from his years of practice a comprehensive knowledge of the complexities and myriad legal issues facing the media industry,” said York. “His leadership experience at the intersection of law and policy makes him the ideal leader of CMG’s legal team. Eric will add immeasurable value to our business innovation and growth strategy.”
A New York native, Greenberg has lived in the Washington, D.C., area since attending The George Washington University Law School, where he graduated with High Honors. He received a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in political science from Tufts University.
“I am extremely honored to join CMG during a time of dynamic transformation and growth,” said Greenberg. “The vision of our board and financial sponsors, the leadership of Dan and Steve Pruett, and the talent of the CMG team in markets across the country, presents a distinctive opportunity. I am excited to contribute to CMG’s legacy and growth at a moment in the media ecosystem that is abounding with change and abundant in potential.”