Bloomberg Law
Aug. 26, 2020, 6:25 PMUpdated: Aug. 26, 2020, 7:42 PM

Libra Association Lands Ex-Homeland Security General Counsel (1)

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

For the second time in three months, digital currency group the Libra Association has a new top lawyer.

Stevan Bunnell, a former general counsel at the Homeland Security Department, recently joined Libra as chief legal officer. Bunnell since 2017 has co-chaired the data privacy and security practice at O’Melveny & Myers in Washington.

The new in-house position was noted by Bunnell on his LinkedIn profile. Robert Werner, hired by Libra as its first-ever general counsel in May, confirmed to Bloomberg Law that Bunnell is taking over his job.

“Steve is an outstanding lawyer and a great guy,” Werner said. ...

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