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Occupation: Attorney / Paralegal Industry: Legal Services
Country: United States City: Louisville
State: Kentucky ZIP: 40245



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JOHN M. B., JR.

Mullins Lane 

Louisville, KY    

General Counsel – InHouse Counsel

  • General Counsel and Executive Officer with a strong portfolio of successes providing inhouse legal services for over years interested in obtaining General Counsel or other inhouse counsel position.
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  • Broad range of legal and business knowledge and experience including mergers, acquisitions, government tax incentives, securities, financing, SOX, international, environmental, insurance, employment, labor, trials, litigation, intellectual property, collections, ERISA and general corporate.
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  • Successfully accomplished critically important projects including sale of the company to an international company at a % premium to market and establishing and maintaining a proactive prevention program which has resulted in no harassment lawsuits in the past years, no union certification in last years, and a % reduction in workplace injuries with estimated cumulative savings of over $M.
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    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    FERRERI & FOGLE, Of Counsel, Louisville, KY  Present

    Practice specializes in employment, labor, transactional, and corporate law including associated litigation.

    CNN Headline News Legal Commentator appearance: ?v=SlhHQEzBJI 

    JK SUCCESS ENTERPRISES LLC. Owner, President, Speaker and Advisor, Louisville, KY  Present

    A legal/management speaker/advising firm focused upon on workplace proactive prevention programs harassment, union and injury, conducting leadership/ management and other skills training success, negotiation and dealing with adversity, and emphasizing humanistic values as critical components of maintaining an organization’s healthy culture while, in the process, enhancing the bottomline. LearnSuccessToday.com

    Proactive Union Avoidance:  

    UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, Adjunct Professor, Louisville, KY  Present

    University of Louisville, CLAW : Legal Environment of Business, students, , Louisville, KY;

    UL Lectures two part – Learn Success Today & Learn Negotiation Today, April , Louisville, KY;    

    UL Honors Speaker – Proactive Prevention & the Employee Free Choice Act, April , Louisville, KY. 

    STEEL TECHNOLOGIES INC., General Counsel & Secretary, Louisville, KY 

    Promoted to Counsel, Secretary & Human Resources Manager in and then to General Counsel & Secretary

    in overseeing a threetofive person legal department. Designated Executive Officer in .

    Responsible for closing of five acquisitions resulting in growth from plants with $M in sales to

    plants with over $.B in sales. Negotiated legal aspects, and responsible for SEC and DOJ

    acceptance, of $M sale agreement to Mitsui and successfully completed closing in . 

    Major Contributions:

  • Established and implemented Proactive Prevention program at corporate office & plants.
  • Completed successful Secondary Offering and Private Placement raising $M.
  • Responsible for legal aspects of SOX compliance including Code of Conduct and whistleblower.
  • Drafted annual Proxy Statements as well as a Shareholder Rights Plan and a Restricted Stock Plan approved by the Board of Directors and adopted by shareholder resolution.
  • Instrumental in development of, and longtime executive officer of, offshore captive insurance company which grew from to over members and saved over $M in premiums.
  • Implemented corporate structure reorganizations resulting in over $M in state tax savings.
  • Instituted program of union avoidance resulting in no campaigns since .
  • Successful campaign resulting in the decertification of union at plant near Gary, Indiana.
  • Through various joint ventures, experience with international and certified minority companies.
  • Created environmental compliance and monitoring program for plants.
  • Strategy formulation and handson participation in the successful resolution of all company lawsuits including arguing before the Sixth and Seventh Circuit Federal Courts of Appeals.
  • Identified and obtained over $M in government incentives and state tax savings.
  • TOSCO CORPORATION, Bayway Refinery, Assistant General Counsel, Linden, NJ 

    Created law department for startup company following the $M purchase of a New Jersey refinery from Exxon including negotiation of successor agreement with Teamsters resulting in significantly reduced workforce.

    Addressed several patent issues related to the transition of the refinery from Exxon to Tosco. 

    EXXON CORPORATION, Attorney, Houston, TX, New Orleans, LA and Linden, NJ 

    Judgment of $,, obtained and collected for a counterclaim in a strategically critical lawsuit.

    Trial attorney assigned to property damage, personal injury, antitrust, and Jones Act cases.

    Assisted Professor Charles Allan Wright, author of Wright & Miller treatise series, in Fifth Circuit Oral Argument.

    Unitized contested natural gas field & drafted legislation that was adopted into law in Mississippi.

    Successfully handled two NLRB hearings and several arbitrations against the Teamsters labor union. 
     

     

    RELATED EXPERIENCE

    MAKEAWISH FOUNDATION OF GREATER OHIO REGION, KENTUCKY CHAPTER, Louisville, KY  Present

    Board Member  

    JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF KENTUCKY & SOUTHERN INDIANA, Louisville, KY  Present

    Board Member until , Of Counsel currently 

    THORNTONS, INC. store multistate gasoline chain, Louisville, KY 

    Advisory Board Member 

    KENTUCKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Frankfort, KY 

    Board Member 

    LAW RELATED SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

    Learn Negotiation Today: Attorney Edition for Kentucky Bar Association Seminar, April , Louisville, KY; Proactive Practice of Preventive Law A cost effective as well as humanistic leadership approach:       Papa Johns International executive officers, May , Louisville, KY; Kentucky Bar Association Seminar, April , Louisville, KY; ALFA International Client Seminar, March , Miami, FL; and Corporate Counsel Summit, June , Palm Desert, CA

    Role of the Board of Directors in M&A Transactions, National Directors Institute, March , Chicago, IL

    Hallmarks of a Successful InHouse Law Department, with Chris Campbell, Esq., Senior Vice President, YUM Brands, Kentucky Bar Association Seminar, April , Lexington, KY

    Remaining NonUnion, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, , Lexington & Louisville, KY 

    WORKSHOP & CONSULTING ENGAGEMENTS

    Proactive Prevention: Union Avoidance Workshop, August , Tulsa, OK

    Harassment Elimination & Injury Reduction Workshop, May , Tulsa, OK;

    Proactive Prevention: Safety workshop for Captive Insurance Company, May , Charlotte, NC;

    Management & Leadership Skills Training Workshop, March , Tulsa, OK 
     

    EDUCATION / BAR ADMISSIONS 

    Juris Doctorate, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY 

    Research Assistant, Products Liability, Professor James Henderson. 

    Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 

         Summa Cum Laude, Management Honors. 

    Bar Admissions: Texas , Louisiana , New Jersey , Kentucky active only in Kentucky


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