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Home Depot names new legal head

ATLANTA — The Home Depot Thursday announced it has named Teresa Wynn Roseborough EVP, general counsel and corporate secretary. She will join the company's senior leadership team and report to Frank Blake, chairman and CEO.

Roseborough will be responsible for leading The Home Depot's legal department, as well as its government relations and corporate security services functions. She will assume her new role on Nov. 7.

Roseborough joins The Home Depot from MetLife, where she most recently served as deputy general counsel. Prior to joining MetLife, Teresa was a partner at Sutherland, Asbill and Brennan LLP where she focused on complex litigation matters at both the trial and appellate level, including before the U.S. Supreme Court.

She also served as deputy assistant attorney general for the United States Department of Justice, where she provided legal counsel to the White House and all executive branch agencies. Earlier in her career, she served as a law clerk for United States Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Roseborough received a bachelor of arts from the University of Virginia, a master of education from Boston University and a juris doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law.

"I am very pleased to welcome Teresa to The Home Depot," said Blake. "She brings an incredible legal background to our company, and is sure to be an asset to the entire organization. She is a proven leader and will undoubtedly be a strong partner to the business."

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