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Square paid $8 million for a super star tech lawyer, then she stepped down after 16 months on the job

30 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Hillary Smith has stepped down from her general counsel role at Square.
Smith, who led Zenefits through a period of legal turmoil, joined Square in November 2016.
Smith made $8 million for her first two months of work.
She is replaced by a five-year veteran of Square and a key member of the team the helped launch bitcoin trading on the Cash App.
Just 16 months after joining the $22.5 billion payments company Square as General Counsel, Hillary Smith stepped down from the role.
Smith, who joined Square in 2016 with a rich $8 million compensation package, officially resigned on March 18...
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