Thomas J. Donnelly

Thomas J. Donnelly

Adjunct Professor


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 has lectured on various tax topics at numerous seminars, and as a guest lecturer at Villanova University’s Graduate Tax Program. He resides in Havertown, PA with his wife and their family.


B.S. Villanova University

M.T. Villanova University

J.D. Villanova University

Courses and Seminars

State and Local Tax


Graduate Tax Programs:

Villanova University, Master of Laws in Taxation

Villanova University, Master of Taxation