Former US Homeland Security Department general counsel, Stevan Bunnel, has been appointed as Libra's top lawyer.
Stevan Bunnel, former general counsel for the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has been revealed as the Libra Association’s new leading lawyer.
Since leaving the Homeland Security Department in 2017, Bunnell co-chaired the data privacy-focused legal practice O’Melveny & Myers until joining the Libra Association this month.
The association’s former general counsel, Robert Werner told Bloomberg Law that he chose to depart from the position after it became clear it meant he would have to relinquish an existing position on the boards of directors for Deutsche Bank Trust Co.
“Steve is an outstanding lawyer and a great guy,” Werner told Bloomberg.
Werner, a former director for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and former senior counsel to The Under Secretary of The Treasury, was appointed by the Libra Association in May. His