Information and analytics provider Neustar Inc. named Leonard Kennedy senior vice president and general counsel. Kennedy most recently served as the senior advisor to the director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where he previously was associate director and general counsel. He also has in-house experience, having previously served as the senior vice president and general counsel of SprintNextel Corp.
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Jones Walker hired former General Electric Co. attorney John Fletcher as a partner in its tax and estates practice group. At GE, Fletcher oversaw many of the company’s income and franchise tax audits as state tax counsel. He previously was a member of KPMG’s state and local tax practice. He also will serve as a member of Jones Walker’s state and local tax (SALT) team.