Jeff Glasser is General Counsel of the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune. As head of the company’s legal department, Glasser handles newsroom counseling, litigation, intellectual property, contract and commercial matters, privacy, compliance and other legal issues. In addition, he represents the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune in legislative and policy matters in California and Washington, D.C. Glasser is a board member and chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee for the California News Publishers Association, co-chair of the Media Law Resource Center’s California Chapter and a member of the Legal Affairs Committee for the News Media Alliance.
Before joining the company in 2013, Glasser practiced law at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, worked as a senior editor at U.S. News & World Report and served as Bob Woodward’s researcher on “Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate.”
A graduate of Yale University, Glasser received his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.