Google legal chief leaving amid sexual misconduct troubles

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BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer David Drummond, the legal chief of Google parent company Alphabet, is leaving at the end of the month, following accusations of inappropriate relationships with employees. Alphabet did not give a reason for Drummond's departure in a short regulatory filing Friday. The company said in November that its board was investigating sexual misconduct cases against executives. Claims against Drummond were included in the investigations. Thousands of Google employees walked out of work in 2018 to protest the company's handling of sexual misconduct claims. The board investigation followed lawsuits brought by shareholders after reports of sexual harassment at Google received national attention. Last August, a former Google employee, Jennifer Blakely, publish
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