Facebook hired a top State Department lawyer to be its new general counsel (FB)
Monday, 22 April 2019 · *Facebook has hired a new general counsel.*
· *Jennifer Newstead, a top lawyer at the US State Department, is joining the beleaguered social networking firm.*
· *She is replacing Colin Stretch, who has been planning to leave for nearly a year.*
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Business Insider reports Facebook has hired US State Department lawyer Jennifer Newstead to fill the role of general counsel. The company's previous general counsel, Colin Stretch, announced in July 2018 that he would be leaving, but he stayed longer than he anticipated due to a series of scandals at...