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Tesla's top lawyer has left Elon Musk's company for a 26-year-old billionaire's self-driving startup

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Tesla's top lawyer, Alan Prescott, has left the electric car company to join Luminar Technologies, a startup that develops laser sensors for self-driving cars, the company announced Wednesday.
Prescott, who has served as Tesla's acting general counsel since 2019, according to his LinkedIn profile, will take on the role of general counsel at Luminar.
Prescott has worked on several projects involving autonomous vehicles in his career. Before his four-year stint at Tesla, he spent a decade at Ford and later served as senior counsel for Uber's autonomous driving...
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Elon Musk Is Critic Of Laser Lidar For Autonomous Cars, But Top Tesla Lawyer Joins Luminar

Elon Musk Is Critic Of Laser Lidar For Autonomous Cars, But Top Tesla Lawyer Joins Luminar

24 days ago   |   By Forbes

Luminar, a newly public maker of laser lidar sensors that help self-driving cars see their surroundings, has hired Tesla's acting general counsel Alan Prescott as chief legal officer.
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