Facebook's New GC Has Legal Juggling Act On His Hands

Law360, New York (June 21, 2013, 9:16 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. on Thursday tapped as its next general counsel Colin Stretch, an in-house attorney who negotiated a major privacy settlement with federal regulators and won the social network’s infamous contract dispute with the Winklevoss twins — experiences colleagues say make him well suited to tackle the wide range of challenges facing the company.

On July 5, Stretch will take over the responsibility of overseeing the company's legal and security departments from departing general counsel Ted Ullyot, who announced his plans to leave Facebook in May,...
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