Speaker Profile

Deidre Richardson
Senior Director, Corporate Counsel / Chico's FAS

Deidre Richardson owns and operates Good Work Together (GWT), where she advises businesses and individuals on their responsibility, equity, sustainability, and transparency strategies and initiatives. She is also senior director and corporate counsel at Chico’s FAS, Inc., where she oversees matters related to the Chico’s, White House Black Market, and Soma brands. 

Prior to joining Chico’s FAS, Ms. Richardson spent more than five years as lead counsel for marketing and trademarks at Restaurant Brands International. She also spent six years at Michelin North America, Inc. managing transactional intellectual property, licensing, and research and development activities.

Ms. Richardson holds a B.A. in psychology from Georgetown University, an M.B.A from Pennsylvania State University, and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.