Laura Stein is Executive Vice President-General Counsel of The Clorox Company, with responsibility for the company's worldwide legal, ethics and compliance, corporate secretary, corporate communications, crisis management, risk management and internal audit matters. Ms. Stein serves on the Clorox executive committee, chairs the Clorox women's employee resource group, and co-sponsors the company's social responsibility and enterprise risk management programs, among other responsibilities. She works closely with Clorox's board of directors on governance matters.
Previously, Ms. Stein was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the H.J. Heinz Company, a member of the Heinz senior management committee, a director of the H.J. Heinz Company Foundation and president of the Heinz women's group, among other responsibilities. Prior to joining Heinz, she was Assistant General Counsel of Regulatory Affairs at Clorox, and before that was a corporate lawyer with Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco and Hong Kong.
She is a Director of Franklin Resources, Inc. (a global investment organization known as Franklin Templeton Investments), and was previously a Director of Nash Finch Company.
Ms. Stein was elected to the ALI in 2001 and was elected to the Council in 2013.
EDUCATION: Dartmouth College, B.A.; Dartmouth College, M.A.; Harvard Law School, J.D.