Affirm Looks In-House For Its Next Chief Legal Officer

Law360 (May 12, 2021, 3:38 PM EDT) -- Fintech startup Affirm has promoted as its next chief legal officer an attorney whose background includes being general counsel for Toyota Financial Services, the company has announced.

Katherine Adkins is slated to shift at the end of June into the role for San Francisco-based Affirm Holdings Inc. from her current position as its chief legal adviser for banking strategy, Affirm said Monday.

Adkins will be responsible for overseeing all legal matters for Affirm and for assisting the company's board and management as it seeks to continue to grow as an alternative to credit cards, according to the announcement.

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