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July 7, 2014

Sears Holdings announced today that Kristin M. Coleman will join the company as senior VP, general counsel and corporate secretary.

Hoffman Estates, Ill. -- Sears Holdings announced today that Kristin M. Coleman will join the company as senior VP, general counsel and corporate secretary. Coleman most recently served as Brunswick Corporation's VP, general counsel and corporate secretary.

Coleman will be responsible for the oversight and leadership of Sears Holdings' legal business.

July 7, 2014

Sears Holdings announced today that Kristin M. Coleman will join the company as senior VP, general counsel and corporate secretary.

Hoffman Estates, Ill. -- Sears Holdings announced today that Kristin M. Coleman will join the company as senior VP, general counsel and corporate secretary. Coleman most recently served as Brunswick Corporation's VP, general counsel and corporate secretary.

Coleman will be responsible for the oversight and leadership of Sears Holdings' legal business.

April 11, 2014

Patrick B. Dorsey, general counsel and secretary of Tiffany and Co. since 1985, has decided to retire from the company effective May 22.

New York -- Patrick B. Dorsey, general counsel and secretary of Tiffany and Co. since 1985, has decided to retire from the company effective May 22. On that date, Leigh M. Harlan will be promoted to the position of senior VP, secretary and general counsel with responsibility for the company’s worldwide legal affairs.

Harlan will report to Michael J. Kowalski, Tiffany’s chairman and CEO. Harlan, 37, came to Tiffany in 2012 from Cravath, Swaine & Moore, a New York City law firm, where she practiced corporate, transactional and finance law.

April 11, 2014

Patrick B. Dorsey, general counsel and secretary of Tiffany and Co. since 1985, has decided to retire from the company effective May 22.

New York -- Patrick B. Dorsey, general counsel and secretary of Tiffany and Co. since 1985, has decided to retire from the company effective May 22. On that date, Leigh M. Harlan will be promoted to the position of senior VP, secretary and general counsel with responsibility for the company’s worldwide legal affairs.

Harlan will report to Michael J. Kowalski, Tiffany’s chairman and CEO. Harlan, 37, came to Tiffany in 2012 from Cravath, Swaine & Moore, a New York City law firm, where she practiced corporate, transactional and finance law.

July 29, 2013

Bridgett Zeterberg, general counsel and secretary of Zale Corporation, has been promoted to SVP, general counsel and secretary.

DALLAS — Bridgett Zeterberg, general counsel and secretary of Zale Corporation, has been promoted to SVP, general counsel and secretary. Zeterberg joined Zale in September 2010 and became general counsel and secretary in February 2012. Zeterberg is responsible for all legal, compliance and contractual matters, as well as corporate and board governance. She will continue to report to Theo Killion, CEO.

May 2, 2013

Global supermarket operator Delhaize Group, whose U.S. divisions include Food Lion and Hannaford Bros., has named Maura Smith as executive VP, general counsel and general secretary.

Brussels, Belgium -- Global supermarket operator Delhaize Group, whose U.S. divisions include Food Lion and Hannaford Bros., has named Maura Smith as executive VP, general counsel and general secretary. Smith formerly served as executive VP of government affairs, general counsel and secretary of PepsiCo and has 30 years of corporate legal experience.

Smith will report to CEO Pierre-Olivier Beckers and is succeeding Michael Wallers, who is entering a planned retirement.

 

December 20, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced it has promoted Karen Roberts to EVP and general counsel, effective Feb. 1.

Bentonville, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced Thursday it has promoted Karen Roberts to EVP and general counsel, effective Feb. 1. Roberts’ predecessor Jeff Gearhart will focus his efforts on global compliance as Wal-Mart continues to deal with allegations of bribery in Mexico.

October 24, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores said on Wednesday that various staff groups involved in compliance and legal issues will soon all report to its general counsel, Reuters reported.

New York -- Wal-Mart Stores said on Wednesday that various staff groups involved in compliance and legal issues will soon all report to its general counsel, Reuters reported. The move comes as the retailer works on coordinating efforts after an alleged foreign bribery scandal.

In a memo sent by CEO Mike Duke, the retailer said that starting on Dec. 1, its compliance, ethics, investigations and legal units will become one organization under executive VP, general counsel and corporate secretary Jeff Gearhart.

July 3, 2012

PetSmart said it has named Paulette Dodson to the position of senior VP, general counsel and secretary.

Phoenix -- PetSmart said Tuesday it has named Paulette Dodson to the position of senior VP, general counsel and secretary.
 
Dodson was previously senior VP, general counsel and corporate secretary at Sara Lee Corp. Before joining Sara Lee, she spent 14 years at the Tribune Co. – which owns The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times – most recently as assistant general counsel for publishing.

 

December 5, 2011

Staples announced the appointment of Cynthia Pevehouse to senior VP general counsel, effective Jan. 3, 2012.

Framingham, Mass. -- Staples announced the appointment of Cynthia Pevehouse to senior VP general counsel, effective Jan. 3, 2012. She will have global management responsibility for the company’s legal team and report to Ron Sargent, Staples’ chairman and chief executive.

Pevehouse joins Staples from international law firm Steptoe & Johnson LLP.
 

September 30, 2011

Books-A-Million said Thursday it has appointed Tyler Novak as general counsel.

Birmingham, Ala. -- Books-A-Million said Thursday it has appointed Tyler Novak as general counsel.

Novak will be responsible for overseeing all the company's legal affairs, including general corporate legal matters, intellectual property and corporate compliance, and will report to Clyde B. Anderson, chairman and CEO.
 

September 30, 2011

Books-A-Million said Thursday it has appointed Tyler Novak as general counsel.

Birmingham, Ala. -- Books-A-Million said Thursday it has appointed Tyler Novak as general counsel.

Novak will be responsible for overseeing all the company's legal affairs, including general corporate legal matters, intellectual property and corporate compliance, and will report to Clyde B. Anderson, chairman and CEO.
 

September 9, 2011

By Robert Machson, general counsel, Total Occupancy Solutions

March 31, 2011

Combined Properties announced that Jessica Berets has joined the company as Assistant General Counsel.

Washington, D.C. -- Combined Properties announced that Jessica Berets has joined the company as Assistant General Counsel. 

Berets will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and consummating a variety of legal documents, including lease agreements with tenants in the commercial retail real estate portfolio managed by Combined Properties, and providing advice and counsel to the company's leasing, construction and property management departments.
 

January 4, 2011

On the heels of Monday’s announcement that Borders Group is delaying payments to some of its vendors, the bookseller said Tuesday that two senior-level executives have departed.

New York City -- On the heels of Monday’s announcement that Borders Group is delaying payments to some of its vendors, the bookseller said Tuesday that two senior-level executives have departed.

Thomas Carney, general counsel, and D. Scott Laverty, chief information officer, both resigned from their posts Monday evening.

The news was disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Monday. Borders told the Wall Street Journal that the departures were part of its previously disclosed efforts to improve liquidity.

November 11, 2009

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