Kelly Koyama-Garcia is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Louis Vuitton Americas and is a member of the executive committee. She has responsibility for all legal matters for the Americas zone (North America, South America, Mexico and Caribbean) and also manages compliance matters.
Prior to joining Louis Vuitton in 2018, Ms. Koyama joined Marc Jacobs International, LLC in 2008 where she assisted in establishing the first in-house legal department. She later became General Counsel and Secretary of Marc Jacobs and oversaw all legal, regulatory, and compliance matters globally. From 2006-2007, Ms. Koyama was Associate General Counsel at The McGraw-Hill Companies in its corporate department, mainly focusing on mergers and acquisitions. She started her career in the New York City office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton as an associate in the bankruptcy group. She attended Boston University School of Law, where she was an editor on the Boston University Law Review, and graduated magna cum laude from University of Rochester with a B.A. in economics.
Ms. Koyama is a co-founder and co-chairs the retail practice group for the Association of Corporate Counsel, Greater New York Chapter and served on the Board of ACCGNY from 2009-2012. She was a steering committee member on the University of Rochester New York Metro Women’s Committee from 2019-2020.