Bloomberg Law
Sept. 9, 2020, 2:23 PM

TikTok Tallies Up Litigators, Policy Pros for Trump Fight

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Embattled Chinese social media sensation TikTok Inc. has hired a new litigation chief as the company mulls a potential sale of its U.S. operations and fights the Trump administration in court.

Emily Stubbs joined TikTok and its parent, Beijing-based ByteDance Ltd., in August as global head of litigation, according to her LinkedIn profile and lawyers familiar with company matters. She was most recently a senior vice president of litigation and intellectual property at ViacomCBS Inc., which confirmed her departure.

Stubbs didn’t respond to requests for comment about her new role at one of the world’s most valuable startups.

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