Phil Weinberg has been Executive Vice President/General Counsel at Comcast Spectacor since the partnership was created in 1996. Previously, Weinberg was Spectacor’s Vice President/General Counsel since December of 1990.
Weinberg is responsible for oversight of all the company’s legal affairs, including litigation, employment and labor law, financing, business acquisition and development, and player related matters. He is an Alternate Governor of the National Hockey League. He participated in structuring the construction and permanent financing for the Wells Fargo Center (1994), the merger between Comcast and Spectacor (1996), the acquisitions of Global Spectrum, Ovations Food Services, New Era Tickets and Paciolan, Inc., and the sale of the Philadelphia 76ers (2010). From 2008 through 2012, when Comcast completed its acquisition of NBC, Weinberg also worked with Comcast’s Regional Sports Network group as its Executive Vice President for Legal and Business Affairs.
Weinberg received a BA in Political Science from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, in 1977 and his law degree from Boston University in 1983. Between 1977 and 1980, he served as an assistant to the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. Prior to joining Spectacor, he was in the private practice of law for seven years, primarily with the litigation firm of Sprague and Sprague in Philadelphia.
He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation, the Comcast Spectacor Foundation, Philadelphia Futures and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Phil and his wife, Terry, reside in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. They have two children – daughter Sydney and son Zachary.