Prior to joining Comcast in 2005, Charisse R. Lillie was a partner in the law firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, in Philadelphia from 1992 to 2005. She also served as Chair of the Litigation Department at Ballard Spahr from 2002 to 2005.
In 2006, Ms. Lillie was elected to the Board of Directors of the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company. She serves on the Board of Howard University. Ms. Lillie is a past Chair of the American Bar Association Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity. She is the former Chair of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. She served as City Solicitor for Philadelphia from 1990 to 1992. She began her career as a law clerk to Honorable Clifford Scott Green of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and was a Justice Department lawyer with five years of service.
The recipient of numerous honors both professional and academic, Ms. Lillie holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University - cum laude, a J.D. from Temple Law School - Dean’s Honor List and an LL.M. from Yale Law School. In 2005, she was awarded a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, from Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA.
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