Google’s Top Lobbyist To Step Down After 6 Years

Law360, New York (November 8, 2011, 6:08 PM EST) -- Google Inc.'s chief lobbyist Alan Davidson is stepping down from his post, the search engine giant confirmed Tuesday, leaving the company as it faces increasing scrutiny from lawmakers and regulators over privacy and antitrust concerns.

David Drummond, Google's chief legal officer, said in a statement that the company is grateful for Davidson's efforts to develop a strong public policy team in Washington and for his work on key issues facing both the Internet and Google.

"We're grateful for everything he's done and wish him the best,"...
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