Stephen R. Reynolds
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
Stephen R. Reynolds joined ARAMARK in September 2012 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of ARAMARK, and is a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team. In his position, he leads an accomplished legal team that supports ARAMARK’s corporate, international, and business unit legal matters across all lines of business, and oversees the company’s global corporate security function.
Reynolds has an impressive history of achievement throughout his 30-year legal career. Prior to joining ARAMARK he spent seven years as an executive with Alcatel-Lucent, having most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. In that position he has provided leadership for a large legal function managing the company’s corporate, contractual, litigation, regulatory, compliance, and other needs. He was also a member of the company’s Ethics and Compliance Council and Senior Management team.
Before joining Alcatel-Lucent, Reynolds was Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel at Sanofi-Aventis, the world’s third largest pharmaceutical company. In addition to his time as in-house counsel, he spent 18 years practicing commercial and corporate law with two law firms in the New York/New Jersey area – Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger and Vecchione, and Haight, Gardner, Poor & Havens.
Reynolds is a graduate of the Fordham University School of Law and Princeton University. He is a member of the New York and New Jersey bar associations.