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Evers Legal Search has been retained by downtown Chicago based CC Industries to fill a newly created position in its growing law department.

CCI is the holding and management company for the Crown family’s privately-held operating businesses.  CCI provides shared services to the operating businesses including: accounting and tax, human resources, information technology, legal, real estate, risk management, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions and strategic sourcing.  The new hire will work closely with and provide legal advice to all of the departments providing these shared services.

In addition to overall legal responsibility for CCI’s shared services and management, the legal department also serves as General Counsel to all of the privately held operating businesses.  The current operating portfolio includes Great Dane, one of the largest manufacturers of truck trailers in North America; Trail King Industries, a leading specialty trailer manufacturer; Gillig LLC, the second largest manufacturer of transit buses in North America; Provisur Technologies, a leading global provider of precision-engineered industrial food processing equipment and aftermarket service, Selig Group, the largest global manufacturer of highly-engineered closure liner solutions for rigid plastic applications, J.L. Clark, the leading manufacturer of decorated metal specialty packages and components, Miracapo Pizza Company, the leader in custom, restaurant-quality private label pizza manufacturing, the Southern Devall Group, a leading marine transportation business with a focus on transporting liquid fertilizer and specialty chemical products, CIE, a leading producer of grain-based, high-quality, specialty alcohols, Riverside Rail, a railcar leasing company, and Crown Community Development, a developer of master-planned residential communities.  In addition, CCI provides support services for Aspen Skiing Company and Ojai resort.  CCI has activities in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

Representative duties will include the following:

  • Work closely on a day-to-day basis with CCI Vice Presidents and managers of finance, human resources, information technology, risk management, mergers and acquisitions and strategic sourcing
  • Proactively work with operating company management to provide support, anticipate legal risks and identify solutions and strategies
  • Draft and counsel on general commercial contracts including, sales, supply chain, distribution, dealer, and service
  • Draft and negotiate intellectual property related agreements, including joint development agreements and license agreements
  • Draft and negotiate all manner of data protection and sharing agreements
  • Draft and negotiate acquisition documents and ancillary documents including purchase and sale agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc.
  • Keep abreast of legislative changes that may affect CCI and its affiliated operating companies
  • Develop and maintain policies on industry-specific issues, corporate governance and regulatory affairs
  • Perform due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions
  • Identify, develop and lead special projects, for example, developing standardized forms, policies and procedures for operating companies
  • Review company policies and procedures and recommend changes, as required
  • Prepare periodic status reports for the General Counsel and the Associate General Counsel

We welcome candidates with in-house experience. As this position will be junior within the department, we also welcome law firm Associates looking to make that first move in-house.

CCI operates from headquarters office space in downtown Chicago, but a hybrid work model is in place. The in-office target is 60% of the work week. If interested, please email your resume to mike@everslegal.com or call 312-399-2322 with questions. Evers Legal Search has been exclusively retained to handle this search; resumes sent directly to CCI Industries will be routed to us.

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