Tech giant HP recruited Julie Jacobs to join next month as its chief legal officer and general counsel, HP President and Chief Executive Enrique Lores announced via a LinkedIn post.
Jacobs will join from Yahoo, where she serves as senior executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. She “has led world-class legal, regulatory, government relations, and compliance functions throughout her career,” wrote Lores, who added Jacobs will join the HP leadership team.
With nearly 30 years of legal experience, Jacobs currently is responsible for all legal and regulatory matters at Yahoo, including intellectual property, compliance, public policy, corporate governance, litigation, privacy, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial transactions, according to her LinkedIn profile.
Before her time at Yahoo, Jacobs served as executive vice president and general counsel at Verizon and AOL.