Vice President and General Counsel, Facebook, Inc.

Colin Stretch joined Facebook in 2010 and became General Counsel in 2013. In 2014, he was named one of America's 50 Outstanding Corporate Counsel by the National Law Journal. Before becoming an LCLD Member, Colin co-hosted a Leadership Lunch with Member Joe Conroy, CEO of Cooley LLP. 

Colin is also vocal about diversity, and in 2017, announced that a diversity mandate for Facebook’s outside counsel: “We want to see them win our cases and create opportunities for women and people of color… Our articulation gives not just permission but a mandate.”

Facebook also recently revamped unconscious bias training for employees, has a variety of workgroups for female employees, and is transparent about efforts to improve its diversity. 

Joined LCLD 2016 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2015) 
Fellows nominated: 
2018: Shaka Johnson, Brian C. Lewis; 2017: Nadir Joshua, Johnee Rui; 2016: Alma ChaoPearl Del Rosario

Annual Meeting (2017, 2016)

Member: Colin Stretch

Diversity Professional: Brian Hupp