Elizabeth K. Bohannon is Vice President and Associate General Counsel with Williams-Sonoma, Inc. She is responsible for all employment law matters in the Company’s six brands across the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada, as well as global employment issues. She advises on a broad range of matters, including trade secret issues, employment disputes, contracts, reorganizations, corporate initiatives, policies and procedures, and investigations. She provides employment law training to managers and human resource professionals. She has experience managing employment litigation, including class action litigation, and handling administrative matters before state and federal agencies. Prior to joining Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Ms. Bohannon was Senior Employment Counsel with Waste Management, Inc. for nine-plus years. She earned her law degree from the University of San Francisco and has been practicing law in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1992.