Senior Vice President and General Counsel
At LinkedIn, Blake Lawit is responsible for legal affairs and public policy across the globe, including regulatory, corporate, commercial, litigation, government relations, compliance, and privacy issues. Since joining LinkedIn in 2010, Blake has been instrumental to the company’s legal and public policy strategies and has helped to navigate complex litigation and regulatory issues. Before becoming general counsel, he led the teams responsible for litigation, regulatory disputes, antitrust, patent, employment, and legal department operations. Before he joined LinkedIn, Blake was a partner at Howard Rice in San Francisco, where he specialized in intellectual property and litigation. Blake graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and Harvard College.