Macy’s Inc. has a new legal eagle. On Sept. 7, Elisa D. Garcia will join Macy’s as chief legal officer, succeeding Dennis J. Broderick, who will retire as general counsel and secretary on Oct. 1 after 29 years of service.

Garcia, 58, has been chief legal officer at Office Depot, which she joined in 2007. Earlier in her career, she was executive vice president and general counsel and secretary of Domino’s Pizza Inc.; regional counsel, Latin America for Philip Morris International; corporate counsel for GAF Corp., and a corporate finance associate with the law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

“Elisa Garcia is an experienced leader in corporate law with an outstanding track record and credentials,” said Terry J. Lundgren, Macy’s chairman and chief executive officer.” Garcia will report to Lundgren and serve on Macy’s executive committee.

“We also salute the career of Dennis Broderick, who has been instrumental in guiding our company though a wide range of complex matters over the past three decades, a period of significant evolution and growth for our company,” Lundgren said.