Richard Skow, Esq. is Shareholder, Senior Executive Vice-President and Chief Counsel Officer. Mr. Skow is a licensed lawyer and has been practicing law for over 25 years. He began his career as a law clerk to federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Prior to joining Guess & Co. Corporation, Mr. Skow was General Counsel for a therapeutics company and successfully managed their legal department and outside counsel relationships. Prior to his current position, Mr. Skow was Special Counsel for the Company. Mr. Skow earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Dallas and his law degree from the University of Memphis. As Chief Counsel Officer, Mr. Skow manages all legal and compliance affairs for the Company. He is also Co-Chair of the Management Committee.