Facebook GC Ted Ullyot Leaves Company

Law360, New York (May 10, 2013, 9:48 PM EDT) -- Social media giant Facebook Inc. is losing its top lawyer, Ted Ullyot, the company announced Friday.

In his five-year tenure, Ullyot has led the company through some rough and largely uncharted legal waters, including a myriad of challenges surrounding online privacy, the company's massive trove of user information and its much-hyped initial public offering last year.

Ullyot has also been heavily involved in the tit-for-tat patent claims between Facebook and Yahoo Inc.

"Ted has been a valued member of Facebook's leadership who built our legal team...
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