2008 Alumni Hall of Fame Honoree

Doug Gaston serves as senior vice president and general counsel for Comcast Cable, the country’s leading entertainment and communications company. In this position, he serves as principal legal counsel to the company’s senior management and oversees a team of legal advisors who provide day-to-day legal support to the company’s operating departments.

Gaston received his bachelor’s degree in radio, television and film from Temple University in 1983. He then worked at Suburban Cable Television in Delaware County, Pa., where he was responsible for local origination, access programming and advertising production.

Gaston held a similar position for Harron Cable in Malvern prior to joining WPHL-TV in Philadelphia as a producer/director.

He holds a JD from Villanova University Law School, where he served as a staff member of the Villanova Law Review. He began his legal career as a judicial clerk to the Hon. Jan E. Dubois, United States District Court.

Before joining Comcast, Gaston was an associate in the Business and Finance Department at Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP. While there, he worked on mergers and acquisitions, municipal finance and other corporate transactions.

Prior to becoming general counsel of Comcast Cable, Gaston served as vice president and deputy general counsel. In that role, he was responsible for managing the operations section of the Cable Law Department.

Gaston is a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association, the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group. He resides in Bryn Mawr.