W. David Hubbard is vice president and deputy general counsel for Verizon Communications. He leads Verizon’s marketing, intellectual property and new media law and policy team. Mr. Hubbard is responsible for providing legal counsel to Verizon’s marketing organization, which includes supporting marketing, advertising, intellectual property and external communications for Verizon’s entire portfolio of businesses. Mr. Hubbard also serves as general counsel for the philanthropic Verizon Foundation, dedicated to solving critical social issues in the areas of education, health care and energy management, particularly in underserved communities. He serves on several boards, including the national board of directors for the Council of Better Business Bureaus, dedicated to fostering honest and responsive relationships between businesses and consumers; Brightpoint Health, a leading nonprofit provider of high-quality medical and mental health care as well as social support services to people, families and communities challenged by health disparities; and Employment Horizons, a not-for-profit agency providing comprehensive employment, training and job placement services to people with disabilities and other disadvantages. He earned his Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center and his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from the University of Maryland at College Park, where he was a Phi Beta Kappa and Benjamin Banneker Scholar.