Laureen E. Seeger

EVP, General Counsel at American Express

Laureen E. Seeger is Chief Legal Officer of American Express Company, a position she assumed in July 2014. As the corporation’s chief legal officer, Seeger oversees the Law, Government Affairs, Global Security and Corporate Secretarial functions for American Express and its subsidiaries. Ms. Seeger is a member of the American Express Executive Committee and Enterprise Risk Management Committee.

Prior to American Express, Ms. Seeger served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of McKesson Corporation. Preceding her appointment in March 2006, Seeger was Vice President and General Counsel of McKesson Provider Technologies (MPT), McKesson’s health care information technology solutions business.

Before joining McKesson, Ms. Seeger was with the Atlanta law firm of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP from 1992 to 2000, where she was Partner-In-Charge of the Technology Litigation Section, and was with the firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue from 1986 to 1992.

Ms. Seeger serves on the board of FTI Consulting, Inc., a global business advisory firm, the board of the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association, and serves on the Executive Committee of the Association of General Counsel and is on the Board of Trustees of the Central Park Conservancy. Ms. Seeger previously served on the board of the California Chamber of Commerce, the board of Umpqua Holdings Corporation, and the board of the Bay Area Chapter of the American Heart Association.

She earned a law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.


  • EVP, General Counsel

    Current role