Alan N. Braverman

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Alan N. Braverman is the senior executive vice president, secretary and general counsel of The Walt Disney Company.


Braverman was promoted to executive vice president and general counsel, ABC, Inc., in May 2000 by Robert A. Iger, president of The Walt Disney Company, and was named executive vice president and general counsel of The Walt Disney Company in January, 2003.[1] In his role, Braverman oversees the legal affairs of Disney, worldwide.

Prior to his long tenure at ABC, Inc., Braverman worked at the Washington, D.C., law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, where he started in 1976. He was made a partner in 1983, specializing in commercial and administrative litigation.[2] Braverman began his career as a law clerk to Thomas W. Pomeroy, Jr., Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Braverman is on the board of directors for the Constitutional Rights Foundation and he had the honor of giving the Commencement Speech at his alma mater, Duquesne University School of Law, in June 2009.[3]


Braverman is a native of Boston, Massachusetts, and received a B.A. degree from Brandeis University in 1969. In 1975, he received a J.D. degree summa cum laude from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where he was editor-in-chief of the Law Review.


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  2. ^ "ABC Medianet". Archived from the original on 2006-12-06. Retrieved 2006-12-09.
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