Cablevision, based in New York, appointed David Ellen executive vice president and general counsel. With the media company since 2004, he was previously its executive vice president and general counsel for cable and communications.
Thom Sheets was appointed general counsel for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Previously he was chairman of the Nevada Tax Commission while also a partner at McDonald Carano Wilson.
Bytemobile Inc., a Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of mobile Internet solutions for wireless network operators, named Andy Missan vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Previously he was general counsel at cell phone video provider MobiTV.
Harris Stratex Networks Inc., a Durham, N.C.-based wireless solutions provider, named Meena Elliott vice president, general counsel and secretary. Previously, she was general counsel for Harris Corp.'s Microwave Communications Division.