Facebook GC to step down


By James Barnes

15 May 2013 at 09:23 BST


Ted Ullyot, the general counsel of Facebook, is to leave the company a year after helping to guide the social networking platform through its initial public offering.

Facebook: outgoing GC

Mr Ullyot has been Facebook’s vice president, general counsel and secretary since October 2008, according to BusinessWeek.
Before joining Facebook, Mr Ullyot was a partner at Chicago-based Kirkland & Ellis, and also served as chief of staff at the US Justice Department and as a deputy assistant to President George W Bush.
In a statement, Facebook said Mr Ullyot had been a ‘valued’ member of its leadership who ‘built our legal team through an intense five-year period in which we faced complex and high-stakes legal issues of all types’.

 
   
 
 
 

Also read...

France to stalk social media to tackle tax avoiders

Lifestyle social media will be analysed by tax authorities in the new year as French lawyers brace themselves for more tax prosecutions.