Clothing company Levi Strauss & Co. announced the promotion of Deputy General Counsel David Jedrzejek to general counsel, effective June 2.

Jedrzejek succeeds Chief Legal Officer Seth Jaffe, who is retiring after 26 years with the company. Jedrzejek will report to Chief Executive and President Chip Bergh and sit on the executive leadership team.

In this role, Jedrzejek will be responsible for all aspects of the legal department, including governance, commercial transactions, litigation, intellectual property, privacy, ethics and compliance, global security and resilience, and enterprise risk management. He will also serve as counselor to the board of directors.

Jedrzejek has been with the company for seven years and currently serves as deputy general counsel with responsibility for the commercial legal team. He previously managed the finance, governance, and compliance legal team for the company.

Before joining Levi Strauss, he was associate general counsel at Gap. Prior to Gap, he worked at the law firms Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman.