Stephanie L. Kosta
VP, Government & Regulatory Affairs & Community Impact, Freedom Region Comcast
Stephanie L. Kosta is Regional Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs and Community Impact for Comcast’s Freedom Region. Joining Comcast in September of 2016, she leads a talented team who support key advocacy and compliance initiatives in New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Northern Delaware. Stephanie is also responsible for Comcast’s regional community investment partnerships and programs, including Internet Essentials, Leaders & Achievers Scholarships, and Comcast Foundation grants. As a member of the regional senior leadership team, she supports strategic planning and management of the multistate region.
Prior to joining Comcast, Stephanie was a partner at the law firm Duane Morris, LLP and before that, an attorney at WolfBlock. At Duane Morris, she provided counsel and government relations assistance to Fortune 500 clients and government entities and represented clients in complex business litigation, class action defense, liquidation and bankruptcy, and employment disputes. Stephanie represented clients in complex government affairs matters in a variety of venues, including before the Philadelphia City Council, the Pennsylvania Legislature, and the United States House of Representatives. She also advocated for clients in state and federal courts, appeals to the United States Court of Appeals, and petitions to the Supreme Court of the United States, as well as providing outside general counsel guidance and assistance with business strategies and corporate governance. During her time at WolfBlock, Stephanie also served as Special Counsel to the Chairman and Chairman Pro Tem of the United States Postal Service Board of Governors.
Committed to public service, Stephanie sits on a number of nonprofit boards, volunteers with multiple charitable groups, and counts among her most fulfilling experiences her work as a pro bono child advocate, representing Philadelphia children who were adjudicated dependent or delinquent, and her current position on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, an organization which builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
Stephanie was named as one of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “40 under 40,” and was also named as one of the Top 50 Pennsylvania Women Super Lawyers in both 2015 and 2016. Stephanie graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts in English, summa cum laude, and earned her Juris Doctor at Georgetown University Law Center.