The Clorox Company, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary (Retired)
Peter D. Bewley joined the Clorox Company as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in February 1998 and retired in 2005. In this position, Mr. Bewley had overall responsibility for the Company’s legal services. Prior to joining Clorox, from May of 1994 to February of 1998, Mr. Bewley was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of NovaCare, Inc., a medical rehabilitation services company located in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. From 1977 to 1994, Mr. Bewley worked for Johnson & Johnson, serving as Assistant General Counsel from 1985 to 1990 and Associate General Counsel from 1990 to 1994. Mr. Bewley began his legal career in 1972 as an associate with the firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, D.C., after serving a summer clerkship at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City and a postgraduate clerkship at O’Melveny and Myers in Los Angeles. He also served as a lawyer with the grade of captain in the Office of General Counsel of the U.S. Air Force during 1971.
Mr. Bewley received his J.D. degree from Stanford University in 1971. At Stanford he was Articles Editor of the Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. He received his A.B. cum laude from Princeton University in 1968. Mr. Bewley is a member of the Board of Directors of the WD-40 Company and Tractor Supply Company, a member of the Board of Visitors of the Stanford Law School and a member of the Board of Directors of the Order Of Malta Northern California Clinic.