A new Corporate Counsel externship, with a spot open for Fall 2019, has just been posted in CareerConnect. If you need to add an externship for this Fall semester, or are looking for a way to add fantastic corporate counsel experience to your resume, please contact the Office of Career Strategy and Employment ASAP. Below is a description of the opportunity:

About us:

Hillcrest Foodservice is a privately-held food distribution company focused on providing superior food distribution services to our customers in Ohio and beyond. Hillcrest Foodservice is interested in investing in growth-oriented food-related companies. We are interested in buying, or investing in, food manufacturers, and other distributors. Hillcrest Foodservice will bring operational and management expertise and invest capital in the acquired company to allow for vertical and horizontal integration into our portfolio of companies. https://www.hillcrestfoods.com/

What you will be doing:

This externship placement will provide the opportunity to support the General Counsel in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Matters engaged in might include contract review and negotiation, corporate governance, intellectual property, drafting commercial loan documents, licensing, and more. In addition to the M&A activities, the extern may assist with general business litigation and employment matters.

Who you be working for:

Brian Seitz, Esq.  is a seasoned and successful executive with deep experience in operations, law and finance. Brian is a key member of the management team for Hillcrest Foodservice and focuses his efforts on acquiring companies and cultivating efficient corporate growth. https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-j-seitz-j-d-19863616/

Who we are looking for:

  • Someone who is diligent;
  • Has a strong attention to detail;
  • Has a proclivity for grammar and spelling;
  • At least 29 credit hours completed; and
  • A GPA of 2.50 or higher.