Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
As Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Mr. Haughton serves as Charter’s chief legal officer and oversees all legal functions across a broad range of disciplines including corporate, commercial, transactional, litigation, product, and programming, as well as regulatory legal matters.
Mr. Haughton joined Charter in 2023 from Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment), where he served as the Company’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, working closely with executive leadership to support MSG Entertainment’s long-term direction and growth.
Prior to MSG Entertainment, Mr. Haughton served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Samsung Electronics America, Inc. He served as Samsung’s chief legal officer for the U.S. and was responsible for providing counsel to the CEO and senior leadership on all legal matters affecting Samsung and its subsidiaries. Mr. Haughton spent 10 years at Cablevision Systems Corporation in roles of increasing responsibility. In his last role at Cablevision as Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Mr. Haughton provided ongoing legal counsel to the Board of Directors and senior executive management on corporate governance, public company reporting, corporate finance and major strategic company-wide corporate transactions, including Cablevision’s sale to Altice USA in 2016.
Mr. Haughton began his legal career in the New York office of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where he spent seven years in the firm’s Corporate Practice where he specialized in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and securities law matters. Mr. Haughton has been recognized with several industry honors including Chambers’ “Global Top 100 GC Influencers” (2019).
Mr. Haughton received his J.D. from Yale Law School and his B.A. from the University of Michigan.