A former executive and in-house leader for Univision Communications Inc. has taken the helm of the legal department at LBI Media Inc., a Spanish-language television and radio company that recently emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  

Arya Towfighi was named general counsel of Burbank, California-based LBI on Monday, though he started the job Nov. 1. He succeeds Ashley Wilson, who was appointed GC in 2017.