Theodore W. Ullyot

Hon. Theodore W. Ullyot

Managing Director, Torridon Group

Ted Ullyot was General Counsel of Facebook from 2008 to 2013. He is co-chairman of the Federalist Society’s Board of Visitors, along with Chris DeMuth.

Ted spent much of his early career in Washington, including as a litigation partner in the D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis and as an official in the administration of President George W. Bush. In the Bush White House, he was an Associate Counsel and later Deputy Staff Secretary; and in the Bush Justice Department he was Chief of Staff to Attorney General Gonzales. He began his career as a law clerk, first for Judge Luttig on the Fourth Circuit and then for Justice Scalia.

At other times, Ted served as General Counsel of ESL Investments, Inc.; as General Counsel of AOL Time Warner Europe; as a board member at AutoZone Inc.; and as a partner in the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.

Ted is now a consultant, advisor, and corporate monitor. He has taught law classes at Stanford and at Scalia Law School. Ted received his law degree from the University of Chicago, after doing his undergraduate work at Harvard.


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