Dean A. Manson is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite and video delivery solutions, based in Englewood, CO. Since 2004, Dean has served as General Counsel of Hughes Network Systems, the global leader in satellite broadband for home and office, based in Germantown, MD. Following EchoStar’s acquisition of Hughes in 2011, Dean was appointed General Counsel of EchoStar. He is responsible for all legal, regulatory and government relations matters at EchoStar and its subsidiaries, and serves on the board of directors of several EchoStar and Hughes subsidiaries.
From 1993 until joining Hughes in 2000, Dean was an attorney at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, where his practice focused on international project finance and corporate transactions. He received a JD from Columbia University (1993), and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, magna cum laude from Princeton University (1989), with a certificate in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Dean is past president of ACC National Capital Region, and in 2012 was named that chapter’s Outstanding Chief Legal Officer.