As Chief Legal Officer, Ann Menard is responsible for establishing legal policy for Macerich and overseeing all legal and risk management affairs of the company.
Before joining Macerich, Ms. Menard was U.S. General Counsel and Managing Director for Tishman Speyer, a global real estate owner, operator, developer and fund manager. During 12 years with Tishman Speyer, she managed legal activities and risk in connection with that company’s operations in major U.S. markets including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Chicago and Atlanta.
Prior to that,Ms. Menard was a partner at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, with broad transactional real estate and finance experience, representing both public and private real estate companies and financial institutions. In all, Ms. Menard brings to Macerich over 25 years of experience as an attorney with deep expertise in the commercial real estate industry.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University, from which she graduated magna cum laude.