Ted Ullyot is Vice President and General Counsel at Facebook, where he leads the companyâ€™s legal team. Ted was formerly a litigation partner in the Washington, DC office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Before his time with Kirkland, Ted was EVP and General Counsel of ESL Investments, Inc., a private investment firm. Earlier, he was SVP and General Counsel of AOL Time Warner Europe. Ted has also held a number of appointed positions in the Federal government, including serving in the White House as a Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush, and at the Justice Department as Chief of Staff. He began his career as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Ted holds a Bachelorâ€™s degree from Harvard College and a JD from the University of Chicago Law School.