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U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. June 13, 2018. Photo credit: Diego Radzinschi/ALM

Google’s decision to draft its top lawyer, Kent Walker, to represent the company at a congressional hearing on election security next week may have seemed like a good choice on paper.

Walker, who was recently named as the Mountain View, California-based company’s senior vice president of global affairs, had spent years as the company’s GC and had testified in front of Congress before, in 2017.

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Caroline Spiezio

Caroline covers the intersection of tech and law for Corporate Counsel. She's based in San Francisco. Find her on Twitter @CarolineSpiezio.

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