Speaker Profile

Theresa Harris
Senior Counsel / The Target Corporation

Theresa (Terry) Harris is a director counsel on the retail strategies team in Target’s legal affairs pyramid. In her current role, Ms. Harris is responsible for providing legal advice to the following areas of the marketing pyramid: packaging and labeling; experiential (event) marketing; communications; social media; meetings, media and production; and corporate responsibility (including community relations, sustainability and wellness). Her areas of expertise include advising on product claims and marketing regulations, and executing marketing-related business agreements including service, agency, sponsorship, product development, design partnership, talent, promotional, licensing and non-disclosure agreements. Before working at Target, Theresa was an associate at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., practicing telecommunications and general business law, and at Bowman and Brooke, specializing in product liability defense. Terry earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.