- Lecturer in Law
Colin Stretch is Of Counsel to Latham & Watkins, where he advises public companies and boards of directors across a range of legal, regulatory, and policy issues. Colin served as General Counsel of Facebook, Inc. (now Meta) from 2013-2019. In that role, Colin was responsible for the company’s legal and compliance functions and for corporate legal affairs. Prior to joining Facebook in 2010, Colin was a partner in the law firm Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel, where he focused on litigation, appellate, and regulatory matters. Earlier in his career Colin was a law clerk to Judge Laurence H. Silberman on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and to Justice Stephen G. Breyer on the United States Supreme Court, and he was in the Honors Program in the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice. He holds an AB from Dartmouth College and a JD from Harvard Law School. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and three children.
This spring, Stretch served as Leader-in-Residence of Columbia Law’s In-House Counsel Lab, part of the Reuben Mark Initiative for Organizational Character and Leadership.