Mark D. Nielsen is Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer of Frontier Communications Corporation. He is a member of Frontier’s Senior Leadership Team and participates in the operational management and strategic planning of the Company.
From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Nielsen worked for Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, first as Chief Legal Counsel and then as Chief of Staff. As Chief Legal Counsel, he provided advice on legal aspects of policy decisions, drafted legislation and executive orders, and served as the Governor’s principal advisor on judicial appointments. As Chief of Staff, he was responsible for the Administration’s policy and legislative initiatives, as well as overseeing the daily operations of state government.
Prior to joining Frontier in 2014, Mr. Nielsen held in-house legal positions at Raytheon Company and Praxair Inc.