Bob Feinberg joined Educational Broadcasting Corporation (“EBC”) in March, 2008 as Deputy General Counsel and was appointed Deputy General Counsel of WNET in September, 2008. In September, 2009, he was appointed General Counsel of WNET, where he is responsible for overseeing staff covering Legal Affairs, Government & External Affairs, Labor Relations, Talent Relations & Administration, Corporate Records, and the Board of Trustees Administration.
Prior to joining EBC, Bob was general counsel and deputy general counsel at a number of print and online media companies, including American Lawyer Media, publisher of The New York Law Journal. Previously, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York (Criminal Division). Earlier, he was as an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and a law clerk to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Naomi Buchwald, U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Bob has been an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law since 1991, where he has taught media law, criminal law and legal writing. He is a member of the New York City Bar Association, Communications and Media Law Committee. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey and is a frequent contributor to legal and general interest publications and websites.
Bob earned his J.D. degree from NYU School of Law (1987) and his A.B. degree, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Cornell University (1984).