Mr. Cappuccio is currently Executive Vice President for Industry Policy and Government Affairs at WarnerMedia, where he assists and counsels CEO John Stankey on various matters.
Mr. Cappuccio was the chief legal officer at Time Warner. In that capacity, he oversaw for nearly two decades, from 2001-2018, the worldwide management of Time Warner's legal functions, collaborating with all of its operating businesses. Mr. Cappuccio has served as a Director of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. since October 2009. Mr. Cappuccio has served on as an independent director of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. since December 2016 where he is chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Previously, from August 1999 until January 2001, Mr. Cappuccio was Senior Vice President and General Counsel at America Online. Before joining AOL, Mr. Cappuccio was a partner at the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis, one of the world's premier litigation and transactional law firms, where he specialized in telecommunications law, appellate litigation and negotiation with government agencies. From 1991-1993, Mr. Cappuccio was Associate Deputy Attorney General at the United States Department of Justice, where he advised Attorney General William P. Barr on matters relating to judicial selection, civil litigation, antitrust and civil rights.
Prior to his service at the Justice Department, Mr. Cappuccio served as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of the United States, first for Justice Antonin Scalia (1987-1988) and later for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (1988-1989). He also served as a law clerk to Judge Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena, California from 1986-1987.
Mr. Cappuccio is a 1986 graduate of Harvard Law School and a 1983 graduate of Georgetown University.