Bloomberg Law
April 13, 2020, 3:39 PM

Ann Taylor Parent’s General Counsel Departs Amid Store Closures

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

The top in-house lawyer at Ascena Retail Group Inc., the owner of Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant clothing brands, has left shortly after the company furloughed most of its employees as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Ascena said in an April 10 securities filing that senior vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary Wendy Hufford would leave her role as an executive officer of the company that day.

“Upon execution and non-revocation of a separation agreement and general release with the company, Ms. Hufford will be entitled to severance benefits under the company’s Executive Severance Plan,” Ascena said in ...

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