Tracy Preston, the top lawyer at HanesBrands, will join Macy’s next year as chief legal officer, the company announced late Tuesday.

Macy’s Chief Legal Officer Tracy Preston. Courtesy photo

Preston has been at the helm of Hanes’ legal department for three years, and was previously chief legal officer, corporate secretary and compliance officer at Neiman Marcus Group. She got her in-house start at Levi Strauss & Co. in 2002 after five years as a partner at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe. Preston was with the iconic San Francisco denim brand for more than a decade, rising to become chief compliance officer and chief counsel on global human resources, litigation and supply chain matters.