Kathleen McGuigan handles regulatory and compliance matters and oversees RILA's Compliance Council and Product Safety Committee. McGuigan joined RILA after 11 years as senior counsel for JCPenney, where she was responsible for providing legal advice on international, trade, product safety, regulatory compliance and contract matters. McGuigan started her legal career in the U.S. Customs Service Office of Chief Counsel and then went on to spend time at the Department of Justice and the Department of Transportation, Office of International Law. McGuigan earned her BA from University of San Fransisco, a JD from Loyola Law School (Los Angeles) and a Masters of International and Comparative Law from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC. She is admitted to practice in California and Texas.