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Hiring roundup: Etsy hires ex-Facebook GC as new legal chief

Hiring roundup: Etsy hires ex-Facebook GC as new legal chief

Etsy, the operator of on-line marketplaces, introduced that Colin Stretch will be a part of the business as chief lawful officer and company secretary, successful February 14.

Headshot of Colin Stretch, chief legal officer at Etsy

Colin Stretch

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Stretch arrives to Etsy with 25 several years of working experience, including serving as the typical counsel of Facebook (now Meta) from 2013-2019 and earlier doing work at the social media platform as deputy standard counsel.

He most not long ago labored as Of Counsel at Latham & Watkins and he also used two yrs as a Chief-in-Home at Columbia College Legislation School’s Reuben Mark Initiative for Organizational Character & Leadership.

“Colin’s in depth working experience will be important to Etsy’s initiatives to be certain we continue to be a secure and trustworthy market, broaden our achieve throughout all our manufacturers, and advocate for microbusinesses all around the earth,” Etsy CEO Josh Silverman reported.


The global autonomous driving technological know-how corporation announced Evan Dunn has been promoted to typical counsel.

Headshot Evan Dunn, general counsel of TuSimple

Evan Dunn

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Prior to his advertising, Dunn was TuSimple’s deputy normal counsel and corporate secretary. He beforehand served as deputy GC for 4 Corners Property Have confidence in.

He also beforehand labored in the corporate practice teams of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Mintz Levin, and Perkins Coie.

“Evan Dunn has been a valued member of the TuSimple staff due to the fact final spring, and by marketing him to basic counsel, we are continuing to make beneficial additions to our firm’s leadership workforce and corporate governance,” claimed Cheng Lu, president and CEO of TuSimple. 

Hen Salad Chick

The restaurant team declared it has named Carol Terry its vice president and standard counsel.

Terry served practically two decades at the Common Electric Enterprise in many world-wide roles, which include as GC for GE Power’s Transmission and Distribution enterprise, GC for GE Power’s Providers Operations organization and main compliance officer for GE’s Electrical power Services small business.

Headshot of Carol Terry, Chicken Salad Chick's general counsel

Carol Terry

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Terry has also worked in private practice and served as an adjunct professor of company regulation at Georgia Point out University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Company in excess of the past 9 many years.

“Carol’s comprehensive regulation background running complex business enterprise and contracts with GE, as nicely as her non-public authorized practice working experience, will add excellent insight to our organization,” said Scott Deviney, president and CEO of Hen Salad Chick.


The ability-centered fantasy athletics operator declared Jason Barclay has joined as the company’s initial main legal officer and head of community policy. 

He most not too long ago served as the main lawful officer and govt vice president at Athletico Actual physical Treatment. He also earlier served as lawful counsel to the governors of Indiana and Illinois.

Headshot of Jason Barclay, chief legal officer at PrizePicks

Jason Barclay

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As a regulator, Barclay was the first chairman of the Indiana Athletic Fee and served on the Indiana and Illinois Racing Boards and the Illinois Point out Board of Training.

Moreover, PrizePicks declared that Adam Packer, the general counsel of Lottery-operator IGT Indiana and previous GC to the Indiana Gaming Fee, was becoming a member of the organization as the senior vice president of authorized & compliance.

Douglas Elliman Realty

The household actual estate brokerage declared Deva Roberts has been promoted to govt vice president and standard counsel.

Headshot of Deva Roberts, SVP and general counsel at Douglas Elliman

Deva Roberts

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Prior to signing up for Douglas Elliman in January 2022, Roberts was a litigator at Kasowitz Benson Torres for much more than a ten years.  

She has represented firms, partnerships, money establishments, authentic estate firms and people in compliance and investigations, as well as disputes involving contracts, intellectual house and fraud in federal and state courts.

“I am delighted for Deva to think this important purpose so capably and expertly carried out by Ken Haber for the earlier 19 decades,” mentioned Howard Lorber, govt chairman of Douglas Elliman.