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Jennifer Newstead, Facebook's new general counsel. Courtesy photo. Jennifer Newstead, Facebook’s new general counsel. Courtesy photo.

Facebook has hired a general counsel to replace longtime legal leader Colin Stretch, more than a year into the social media platform’s slew of legal battles over misinformation and data privacy lapses.

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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