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Cable One general counsel to retire

Scuttlebutt | October 10, 2017

Cable One, the seventh-largest cable company in the United States, announced that Alan Silverman will retire from the company as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective Dec. 29, 2017.

Silverman started with The Washington Post Company in 1984 as assistant general counsel of Newsweek Magazine. While still at Newsweek, he worked on The Washington Post Company's acquisition of Post-Newsweek Cable (Cable ONE) from Capital Cities in 1986. Following the acquisition, Silverman became vice president, general counsel, director of administration, and secretary of Cable ONE.

Prior to The Washington Post Company, Silverman worked for the Wall Street law firm of Hughes, Hubbard & Reed doing mergers, acquisitions, international transactions, and other corporate and transactional work. In addition to earlier stints with other law firms in New York City and Washington, D.C., he also worked in government - including as a fellow at the... To get the full story, subscribe now.