president of external affairs and general counsel for Philip Morris International
Marc Firestone held positions from 1988 to 2003 in the law departments of Philip Morris Companies and Philip Morris International (PMI). Firestone is cofounder and chairman of the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession; adjunct professor of law at New York Law School; a frequent speaker on international antitrust law, diversity and in-house legal practice; and a recipient of the Director’s Roundtable Distinguished General Counsel award.
From 2012 until his current appointment, Firestone served as PMI’s senior vice president and general counsel.
Firestone was previously executive vice president of corporate and legal affairs and general counsel of Kraft Foods. Firestone began his legal career as an attorney at Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C.