Tag Archives: Chief Legal Officers

People arrive at the Uber Technologies Inc., headquarters in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Uber’s Legal Chief Is Said to Depart as CEO Sets New Course 

Uber’s Legal Chief Is Said to Depart as CEO Sets New Course 

By Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg News Dara Khosrowshahi, the new chief executive officer at Uber Technologies Inc., laid out an initial set of plans during a staff meeting Tuesday to get the troubled ride- hailing company back on course. He said his top priority was hiring a chief financial officer who can help the company balance

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Giant Insurer Names New Top Lawyer

The giant specialty insurer Assurant Inc. has announced the results of an internal reorganization of its legal department that puts Carey Roberts as its new chief legal officer, executive vice president and secretary. Roberts, 46, will join the company at the end of October from Marsh & McLennan where she served as deputy general counsel,

A logo sits on a window inside the offices of Uber Technologies Inc. at Factory Berlin tech hub in Berlin, Germany, on Monday, May 9th, 2016. Uber will start its low-cost UberX service in the German capital next month, according to reports. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Uber’s GC Promoted To Chief Legal Officer

Salle Yoo, who has been Uber’s general counsel since it was a small start-up 2012, has been promoted: she’ll now serve as the company’s chief legal officer and corporate secretary, passing on the GC torch once the company hires a replacement. The announcement by CEO Travis Kalanick comes at a time when the car service

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PayPal’s Top Lawyer on How to ‘Earn a Seat at the Table’

Louise Pentland holds an expansive view on how a top in-house lawyer should contribute to the company. “As an in-house lawyer, the best you can get is when you’re integrated with the business team,” said PayPal’s Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer. But that’s far from how Pentland said PayPal’s legal team operated before she joined

Daniel Gallagher, a securities lawyer and nominee for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), speaks during a Senate Banking Committee nomination hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Mylan Hires ex-SEC Commissioner Gallagher as Chief Legal Officer

By Robert Schmidt, Bloomberg News Mylan NV, the drug company that has come under increasing scrutiny in Washington over the high prices it charges for the EpiPen allergy shot, has hired a former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission member as its top lawyer. Daniel Gallagher, a Republican, will join the company on April 17, Mylan

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Chief Legal Officer at Office Depot Jumps to Macy’s

Elisa Garcia is joining Macy’s, Inc. as chief legal officer, according to a statement from the retailer on Tuesday. Garcia is stepping down as chief legal officer at Office Depot, Inc., where she’s been top lawyer since 2007. According to her LinkedIn profile, Garcia has also served as GC of Domino’s Pizza and as Philip Morris International’s regional counsel


What’s Really On The Minds Of In-House Lawyers

Photo by Chris Potter (Creative Commons/ Flickr) The Association of Corporate Counsel released an annual report on Friday that identified trends about the challenges facing Chief Legal Officers, and how they are planning to manage their budgets in the New Year. While the mainstream press focused on the primary takeaways of the report (read Ellen Rosen of Bloomberg News’ summary here),