DuPont Fabros Technology recruits new GC

Real estate investment trust ;DuPont ;Fabros Technology has hired a new general counsel from mobile telecoms company Sprint Nextel.

Richard Montfort has left his post as head of legal for securities and finance to head the legal team at DuPont Fabros Technology, where he will advise the board on all legal matters.

Montfort’s legal career stretches back 16 years. He joined Sprint Nextel in 2003 after spending five years as senior counsel at telecommunications company XO Communications.

Lammot du Pont, executive chairman of DuPont Fabros Technology, said: “Richard’s experience and counsel are of great value to us and will be instrumental to the company’s long-term growth and success.”