McKinsey & Company’s Lucy Lopez joins Spencer Stuart as general counsel
Spencer Stuart, a global executive search and leadership advisory firm, announced that Lucy Lopez (pictured) is joining the firm as general counsel and chief legal officer. Lopez will succeed Dave Rasmussen, who is retiring as Spencer Stuart’s General Counsel after 24 years at the firm.
Lucy Lopez has nearly 30 years of business and legal experience, including more than 20 years at McKinsey & Company, most recently serving as deputy general counsel and head of legal, Americas. In this role, she helped partners and clients in the region drive strategic priorities while managing legal and reputational risks and advised the global managing partner and board of directors on governance-related issues.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Lopez was a corporate lawyer for 6 years at Debevoise & Plimpton, where she advised clients on cross-border transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures and project financing across Latin America.
Lopez also serves as president of the board of trustees for Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC, a mentoring nonprofit that helps under-served children by providing them with caring adult mentors who help to expand their horizons and enrich their futures.