Thomas J. Donnelly serves as Vice President of State & Local Tax for Comcast Corporation. In this role, he is responsible for state tax planning, policy, compliance, credits, incentives, financial reporting, audits, litigation, legislation and the state and local tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Tom has lead Comcast’s State and Local Tax practice since joining the Company in 1994.
Prior to joining Comcast, Tom practiced tax and commercial law with the Philadelphia office of Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz and previously worked in the Philadelphia office of Coopers & Lybrand. Tom holds a CPA & B.S. in accounting from Villanova University. Additionally, he received M.T. and J.D. degrees from the Villanova University School of Law and is a member of the Order of the Coif, a national legal honor society for law school graduates.
Tom often lectures on state tax and tax technology topics at seminars, and is an adjunct professor at Villanova University’s Graduate Tax Program, where he teaches state and local tax and tax controversy classes, since 2014. He resides in Havertown, Pennsylvania with his wife and their family.