Sears, Roebuck & Co.
Andrea L. Zopp has been named senior vice president and general counsel of Sears, Roebuck and Co. Zopp had been vice president and deputy general counsel of Sara Lee Corporation since January 2000, where she developed legal strategy and led senior attorneys at the company’s operating divisions and risk management, environmental services and safety groups.
Prior to joining Sara Lee, Zopp was a partner in the litigation department at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, Chicago, from 1997-2000. Earlier, she was with the Cook County, Illinois, State’s Attorney’s Office from 1991- 1996, serving as First Assistant State’s Attorney of Cook County, responsible for all office operations, including management of nearly 900 attorneys. She was also a partner in the litigation department of McDermott, Will & Emery and served as deputy chief of the criminal litigation division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office from 1983-1990.
Zopp earned her B.S. and J.D. from Harvard University in 1978 and 1981, respectively.