Press Release

Qualcomm Appoints Carol C. Lam Senior Vice President and Legal Counsel for Company’s Legal Team

Former United States Attorney Brings More than 20 Years of Proven Legal Expertise, Litigation Success and Leadership to the Position

Feb 15, 2007SAN DIEGO

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Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced the appointment of former United States Attorney Carol C. Lam to the position of senior vice president and legal counsel. Working with Qualcomm's existing legal team, she will help manage and direct the Company's litigation worldwide.

“Carol's groundbreaking work in complex cases has earned her a national reputation as one of the top prosecutors in the country,” said Louis Lupin, executive vice president and general counsel for Qualcomm. “After more than two decades of outstanding public service, she is widely respected for her wisdom, judgment, integrity and courage. Carol's success and experience in managing complex litigation and large legal teams will be instrumental in shaping and managing Qualcomm's considerable worldwide litigation.”

Lam began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Irving R. Kaufman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She joined the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of California as an assistant U.S. attorney in 1986, where she was chief of the Major Frauds section. In 2000, she was appointed to be a judge of the San Diego Superior Court. In 2002, President Bush appointed Lam to be the United States attorney for the Southern District of California. Lam is an experienced trial lawyer who has litigated complex cases with national impact. Lam is the recipient of both the Director's Award for Superior Performance and the Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service. She earned her bachelor's degree from Yale University and is a graduate of Stanford Law School.

Lam will officially join Qualcomm on Feb. 26, 2007.

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