Tesla's best lawyer leaves office after two months

FILE PHOTO: A driver recharges the battery of his Tesla car at a Tesla Super gas station at a gas station located on the Sailly-Flibeaucourt highway in France on January 12, 2019. REUTERS / Pascal Rossignol / File Photo

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc. announced Wednesday that its general counsel, Dane Butswinkas, would leave the electric car maker just two months after hiring him.

Butswinkas will be replaced by Jonathan Chang, effective immediately, announced the company in an email to Reuters.

Tesla shares fell 2% in trade before the opening bell.

Reportage of Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru; Edited by Arun Koyyur

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