Chico's FAS appoints Susan Lanigan as EVP and general counsel
Ms. Lanigan has 25 years of professional experience and more than 15 years of business experience in the retail industry, including serving as Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Dollar General Corporation before entering public service.
Ms. Lanigan most recently served as Chair of the Tennessee Education Lottery Commission, a position to which she was appointed by the Governor of the State of Tennessee and approved by the State Legislature in 2014.
Previously, she served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Dollar General Corporation from 2002 to 2013.
During her tenure at Dollar General, Ms. Lanigan gained extensive experience overseeing major corporate transactions, including guiding the Company through a leveraged buyout, a subsequent initial public offering and Dollar General's return to public company status via an IPO.
Prior to Dollar General, she was General Counsel for Zale Corporation. During her tenure at Zale, she oversaw two major acquisitions.
Prior to Zale, she was in-house counsel at Turner Broadcasting. Ms. Lanigan began her career as a litigation associate at Troutman Sanders law firm.
She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, and cum laude from University of Georgia.