Samuel R. DeSimone, Jr.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Sam DeSimone serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for EarthLink, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK), a nationwide provider of IP Infrastructure and Managed Services. DeSimone has served as our General Counsel and Secretary since February 2000 and oversees all legal and regulatory functions for the company.
DeSimone served in similar capacities at MindSpring Enterprises Inc. since November 1998 prior to its merger with EarthLink in 2000. From September 1995 to August 1998, DeSimone served as Vice President of Corporate Development with Merix Corporation, a printed circuit board manufacturer. From June 1990 to August 1995, he was an associate attorney and a partner with Lane Powell Spears Lubersky of Portland, Oregon.