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The New York Times Company
229 West 43rd Street
New York, New York 10036
(New York Co.)
Telephone: 212-556-1234
Fax: 212-556-4634

LEGAL DEPARTMENT

Solomon B. Watson IV, (Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary) born 1944; admitted to bar, 1972, Massachusetts; 1977, New York. Education: Howard University (B.A., 1966); Harvard University (J.D., 1971).
Member: American Corporate Counsel Association (Director); Legal Aid Society (Director); American Arbitration Association (Director); Volunteers of Legal Service (Director). Responsibilities: General Corporate; Securities; Financial; Antitrust; Labor and Employment.

George Freeman, (Assistant General Counsel) born 1950; admitted to bar, 1977, New York and Florida. Education: Amherst College (B.A., 1971); Harvard University (J.D., 1975). Member: American Bar Association (Co-Chair, First Amendment and Media Litigation Committee). Responsibilities: First Amendment; Litigation; Antitrust; Employment; General Business.

Marcijane Kraft, (Senior Counsel) admitted to bar, 1976, New Jersey; 1982, New York. Education: University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1973); New York University (LL.M., 1981); Boston University (J.D., 1976). Member: New Jersey State (Member, Labor and Employment Section), New York State (Member, Labor and Employment Section) and American (Member, Labor and Employment Section) Bar Associations. Responsibilities: Labor and Employment; Employee Benefits;
Environmental.

Elena Prodanov, (Senior Counsel) admitted to bar, 1985, New Jersey; 1991, New York. Education: Rutgers University (B.A., 1982; J.D., 1985); New York University (LL.M., 1988). Responsibilities: Employee Benefits; ERISA. 

Lee K. Riffaterre, (Senior Counsel) born New York, N.Y., December 20, 1956; admitted to bar, 1987, New York. Education: Barnard College (A.B., magna cum laude, 1979); Columbia University (J.D., 1986). Board of Editors, "The Multimedia and Web Strategist" on-line publishing community newsletter. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; New York State and American Bar Associations; New York County Lawyers Association. Responsibilities: Contracts; Trademarks; Copyright; Real Estate. 

Adam Liptak, (Senior Counsel) born 1960; admitted to bar, 1989, New York. Education: Yale University (B.A., 1984; J.D., 1988). Languages: Hungarian. Responsibilities: First Amendment; Litigation; General Business.

Rhonda L. Brauer, (Assistant Secretary and Senior Counsel) born 1959; admitted to bar, 1985, New York. Education: Cornell University (A.B., 1981); Indiana University-Bloomington (J.D., 1984). Responsibilities: Contracts; General Corporate; Securities; Financial.

Alison C.M. Zoellner, (Senior Counsel) born December 19, 1964; admitted to bar, 1991, New York. Education: Duke University (B.A., 1987); University of Texas (J.D., 1990). Responsibilities: Corporate Law; Securities; Mergers and Acquisitions.