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.

"I am …...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!