Lawrence Jacobs was appointed as EVP and Global General Counsel at

Date of management change: September 01, 2016 

What Happened? appointed Lawrence Jacobs at EVP and Global General Counsel


About the Company

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading global developer of destination properties (Integrated Resorts) that feature premium accommodations, world-class gaming and entertainment, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and many other amenities. The Venetian® and The Palazzo®, Five-Diamond luxury resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, and Sands® Bethlehem in Eastern Pennsylvania are the company`s properties in the United States. Marina Bay Sands® is the company`s iconic Integrated Resort in Singapore`s downtown Marina Bay district. Through its majority-owned subsidiary Sands China Ltd., the company owns a portfolio of properties on Macao`s Cotai Strip®, including The Venetian® Macao, Four Seasons Hotel Macao, and Sands Cotai Central. The company also owns the Sands® Macao on the Macao Peninsula. Las Vegas Sands is committed to global sustainability through its Sands ECO360º program and is an active community partner through its various charitable organizations.


About the Person

Lawrence Jacobs is executive vice president and global general counsel of Las Vegas Sands (LVS), a role he assumed in September 2016. He is responsible for the leadership and oversite of the company’s legal affairs around the world.   Mr. Jacobs is a seasoned public company general counsel and has had a long distinguished legal career in both private practice and in the corporate world.   Prior to joining LVS, Mr. Jacobs served as executive vice president and general counsel for Time Inc., as well as senior executive vice president and group general counsel for News Corporation. Additionally, he served as general counsel of Empire State Development, New York State’s chief economic development agency. Mr. Jacobs began his legal career at Squadron Ellenoff (now Hogan Lovell’s).   Mr. Jacobs is a Trustee of the New-York Historical Society, Muhlenberg College, Literacy Partners, and American Corporate Partners, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.   He graduated from Temple University, summa cum laude, and Brooklyn Law School, cum laude, where he was a member of the Law Review.  Mr. Jacobs lives in Las Vegas with his wife, Hannah.  The couple has two adult children, Emily and Molly.


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