Media conglomerate IAC announced the appointment of Kendall Handler as senior vice president and general counsel. Handler will succeed Gregg Winiarski, who will step down Dec. 31 after more than a decade in the general counsel role.

Handler, who currently serves as vice president, mergers & acquisitions counsel at IAC, will take on the general counsel position effective Jan. 1, 2021, overseeing all legal, compliance, and human resources functions for the company. Winiarski will remain as an advisor to the company through early 2021 to ensure a smooth transition.

Handler joined IAC in 2017 as lead M&A counsel and in that role has led some of IAC’s largest transactions, including its acquisition of and its $1 billion investment in MGM. Prior to IAC, she served for six years as an associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where she advised clients on M&A, governance, and other corporate matters.