CODA Taps Wilson Sonsini For General Counsel

Santa Monica-based electric car maker CODA Automotive announced today that it has named Christopher Rose as its General Counsel. The firm said that Rose was most recently Of Counsel at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, and also has served at Fidelity national Financial, as well as Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. According to CODA, Rose will be responsible for all of the company's legal matters, and to manage its team of lawyers and legal staff. CODA is a developer of all-electric vehicles and battery systems.