A 2000 graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Stacia is an experienced labor and employment litigator, advisor and manager. She worked eight years as outside counsel at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, LLP., to a number of large companies in a variety of industries, including food, retail, manufacturing, and health and social services.
In 2008, Stacia was asked to join Abercrombie & Fitch, one of her major clients at Vorys, to lead domestic employment efforts. Stacia is now Senior Director and Legal Counsel and is responsible for managing all legal matters relating to labor and employment for tens of thousands of employees in more than 20 countries across North America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, including works council and union management, discrimination, immigration and work authorization, litigation, training, and policy creation and implementation.
She also provides legal support for new country set up and for employment matters related to franchises and joint ventures, and partners with several departments on the Company’s global legal efforts on diversity and inclusion, health and safety, public accessibility, store construction and design, brand image and decency, general store operations, and loss prevention. She also provides significant amounts of training around the globe and gives daily advice on the areas mentioned above and move.
Stacia was asked in 2016 to lead the Company's global Diversity & Inclusion Office. In that expanded role, she is leading the Company’s overall strategy on diversity and inclusion initiatives, and programming and training for associates, consumers and vendors in more than 20 countries.
Important part of A&F legal team awarded the 2016 GC Powerlist, US Teams.
Stacia is also active as a leader in her church’s New Generation youth group.
Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
6301 Fitch Path
New Albany, OH 43054
Areas of Practice
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Class Action/Complex Litigation
Labor & Employment Law
Divesity and Inclusion Council (Secretary), Health & Safety Board (Vice Chair), Brand Image and Decency Committee, Philanthropy Committee
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