Bloomberg Law
Jan. 31, 2020, 4:17 PM

Former Top GitLab Lawyer Fired as Company Moves Towards IPO

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

GitLab Inc. earlier this month fired a top lawyer linked to its former compliance chief, who left the company claiming “discriminatory and retaliatory behavior.”

Jamie Hurewitz, GitLab’s former vice president of legal, spent two-and-a-half years on the job until she was terminated shortly after the company hired a new chief legal officer, according to a source familiar with the circumstances of her departure.

The move came as GitLab, a platform for developing and collaborating on code, has sought to reshape its executive ranks ahead of an expected initial public offering later this year.

Hurewitz recruited GitLab’s former chief compliance officer, ...

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