General Counsel Series: Eric Reeves, ’98
September 29, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 1:15 pm
This event is by invitation only.
Eric Reeves, Moritz Class of 1998, is Vice President and General Counsel of The Duchossois Group (“TDG”) as well as General Counsel for Travers Trust Company. In addition, Eric also serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for The Chamberlain Group, TDG’s largest operating business.
Prior to joining TDG, Eric was a partner in the Corporate Department of McDermott Will & Emery, counseling and advising corporate clients on a variety of transactional and general corporate governance matters. Eric began his career as an attorney in Jones Day Chicago’s Corporate Department. He received a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a J. D. from The Ohio State University.
Eric serves on the Board of Directors of the Rush University Medical Center and the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center. In 2009, Eric was named a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. He is also a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the Executives’ Club of Chicago.
The Duchossois Group is a privately held, family-owned company with holdings in the consumer products, technology and service sectors, valued in excess of $2 billion dollars. TDG is both an investment company and an operating company. TDG seeks to “build its companies by providing management support, capital resources and a long-term commitment to growth in value.”
The company’s operating roots trace back to 1916 and a small freight car repair shop which became the foundation for the diverse group of companies that have been developed by the Duchossois family.
TDG operating companies employ over 5,000 people worldwide with facilities located in North America, Europe and Asia.