Bloomberg Law
March 24, 2022, 8:02 PMUpdated: March 24, 2022, 10:00 PM

Fintech Outfit Greenlight Taps Outside Counsel as Top Lawyer (1)

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Greenlight Financial Technology Inc., a startup that helps teach children about personal finance, said Thursday it hired Douglas Spear as chief legal officer.

Spear is the leader of the emerging companies practice at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough. He served as outside counsel to Greenlight since 2015.

“I have enjoyed working with the team for many years,” Spear said in a statement. “I am honored to help support this exceptional business in my new role as it continues on its high-growth trajectory.”

He joins the company after Greenlight’s banking and debit card app for kids came under scrutiny for ...

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