In-house Legal Appointments

ExxonMobil names former Fox lawyer as next GC

Jeff Taylor will replace Craig Morford, who is retiring at the start of July

US data storage business Seagate fills vacant CLO seat with Maxar hire

Jim Lee replaces Kate Schuelke who joined Credo Technology in January

Allied Universal names next legal head as former GC retires

Loretta Cecil will replace David Buckman later this month

SoFi taps JPMorgan for GC hire as long-time legal head steps down

Stephen Simcock will replace Rob Lavet, who is retiring and moving to a director role

TikTok parent ByteDance names former Warner Bros. legal chief as new GC

John Rogovin replaces Erich Anderson, who moves to a special counsel role amid a potential US ban on TikTok

US doughnut giant Krispy Kreme hires former Mars lawyer to head legal team

Atiba Adams will replace Catherine Tang as CLO, who announced her exit earlier this year

US real estate company Prologis lines up CLO successor

Deputy GC Deborah Briones will replace three-decade veteran Ed Nektriz

US optical networking business Infinera names CLO replacement

Regan MacPherson succeeds veteran in-house counsel David Teichmann, who is moving to an advisory role

US superyacht services business MarineMax appoints general counsel

Manny Alvare is promoted to GC, having previously run the legal department as VP of legal affairs

Scotch-maker William Grant hires Kingfisher deputy GC to head legal team

Isabelle Meyer will replace Catriona Macritchie, who is retiring after her second spell with the company

US coal mining business Alpha rehires former CLO to head legal team

Mark Manno rejoins as general counsel, replacing Roger Nicholson who is exiting the company at the end of this month

US pizza chain Marco’s Pizza promotes former Subway lawyer to legal chief

Kristin Corcoran, who has been with the company since 2022, will replace CLO Todd Watson

Lument promotes deputy to GC as legal head steps aside

Stephanie Culpepper replaces Jim Henson, who will focus on his role as president of Lument Finance Trust

SPAM-owner Hormel Foods taps Hertz to end hunt for GC replacement

Colleen Batcheler to take legal head role, which has been vacant since Lori Marco left in October

Space internet business AST SpaceMobile hires CLO

Andrew Johnson joins from 3D Systems, replacing outgoing GC Brian Heller

Lumen Technologies names former Sabre CLO as next legal head

Chad Ho is replacing long-time legal chief Stacey Goff, who is exiting after 26 years with the company

Southwest Airlines upgrades legal VP to GC as veteran legal chief steps down

Jeff Novota will replace Mark Shaw, who is moving to an advisor role after almost 24 years as CLO

EY promotes deputy to GC as global legal chief announces retirement

David Weintraub will replace Michael Solender at the Big Four firm in July

Sony Pictures Entertainment taps Disney for veteran GC replacement

Disney’s deputy GC Jill Ratner will succeed Leah Weil, who is leaving Sony after nearly three decades