Derek Squire serves as Vice President and Senior Deputy General Counsel for Comcast Corporation. In this role, he is responsible for legal matters relating to acquisitions, divestitures, investments, joint ventures and other strategic corporate transactions. Derek also serves as General Counsel of Comcast Ventures, Comcast’s venture capital arm, where he oversees all legal activities, including structuring and negotiating new investments and exit transactions, as well as working with management of Comcast Ventures’ portfolio companies on legal issues.
Prior to joining Comcast in 2004, Derek was an associate at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Philadelphia PA, focused on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity transactions. Derek graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Economics and Government from Dartmouth College and received his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.
Derek lives in Voorhees, NJ with his wife and two children.