Hiring roundup: Etsy hires ex-Facebook GC as new legal chief

Hiring roundup: Etsy hires ex-Facebook GC as new legal chief

Etsy, the operator of on-line marketplaces, introduced that Colin Extend will be part of the organization as main legal officer and corporate secretary, helpful February 14.

Headshot of Colin Stretch, chief legal officer at Etsy

Colin Extend

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Stretch comes to Etsy with 25 a long time of encounter, such as serving as the standard counsel of Facebook (now Meta) from 2013-2019 and beforehand working at the social media platform as deputy basic counsel.

He most a short while ago labored as Of Counsel at Latham & Watkins and he also expended two years as a Leader-in-Residence at Columbia University Legislation School’s Reuben Mark Initiative for Organizational Character & Management.

“Colin’s substantial knowledge will be essential to Etsy’s endeavours to guarantee we continue to be a protected and dependable marketplace, broaden our access throughout all our brand names, and advocate for microbusinesses all over the world,” Etsy CEO Josh Silverman reported.


The global autonomous driving technological innovation enterprise declared Evan Dunn has been promoted to normal counsel.

Headshot Evan Dunn, general counsel of TuSimple

Evan Dunn

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Prior to his marketing, Dunn was TuSimple’s deputy general counsel and company secretary. He earlier served as deputy GC for Four Corners Property Have faith in.

He also previously worked in the corporate apply teams of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Mintz Levin, and Perkins Coie.

“Evan Dunn has been a valued member of the TuSimple staff given that final spring, and by marketing him to typical counsel, we are continuing to make constructive additions to our firm’s leadership staff and company governance,” claimed Cheng Lu, president and CEO of TuSimple. 

Chicken Salad Chick

The cafe team introduced it has named Carol Terry its vice president and standard counsel.

Terry served virtually two many years at the Basic Electrical Corporation in different world-wide roles, like as GC for GE Power’s Transmission and Distribution enterprise, GC for GE Power’s Products and services Functions company and chief compliance officer for GE’s Energy Companies enterprise.

Headshot of Carol Terry, Chicken Salad Chick's general counsel

Carol Terry

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Terry has also labored in personal follow and served as an adjunct professor of organization law at Georgia Point out University’s J. Mack Robinson Higher education of Company more than the earlier nine many years.

“Carol’s considerable law history running advanced small business and contracts with GE, as well as her personal authorized observe experience, will increase fantastic perception to our firm,” explained Scott Deviney, president and CEO of Chicken Salad Chick.


The skill-centered fantasy sporting activities operator declared Jason Barclay has joined as the company’s to start with main lawful officer and head of public coverage. 

He most not long ago served as the main authorized officer and govt vice president at Athletico Physical Treatment. He also formerly served as authorized counsel to the governors of Indiana and Illinois.

Headshot of Jason Barclay, chief legal officer at PrizePicks

Jason Barclay

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As a regulator, Barclay was the to start with chairman of the Indiana Athletic Commission and served on the Indiana and Illinois Racing Boards and the Illinois State Board of Education.

Furthermore, PrizePicks announced that Adam Packer, the basic counsel of Lottery-operator IGT Indiana and previous GC to the Indiana Gaming Commission, was joining the business as the senior vice president of authorized & compliance.

Douglas Elliman Realty

The household real estate brokerage introduced Deva Roberts has been promoted to govt vice president and general counsel.

Headshot of Deva Roberts, SVP and general counsel at Douglas Elliman

Deva Roberts

Courtesy of Douglas Elliman


Prior to joining Douglas Elliman in January 2022, Roberts was a litigator at Kasowitz Benson Torres for far more than a decade.  

She has represented companies, partnerships, fiscal institutions, actual estate businesses and persons in compliance and investigations, as nicely as disputes involving contracts, intellectual property and fraud in federal and state courts.

“I am delighted for Deva to think this important function so capably and expertly carried out by Ken Haber for the previous 19 decades,” claimed Howard Lorber, government chairman of Douglas Elliman.