Empire Today’s General Counsel named to Crain’s Chicago Business’ 2019 Notable General Counsels for 2019
Hillary Victor honored as one of Chicago’s most distinguished General Counsels
Northlake, IL, October 28, 2019 – Empire Today®, a leading provider of installed carpet, flooring, and blinds and shades, is proud to announce that Senior Vice President and General Counsel Hillary Victor has been honored in Crain’s Chicago Business list of Notable General Counsels. This list recognizes the versatility of this group of 50 experienced attorneys who hold the top legal position at businesses, nonprofits, government, and education across the Chicagoland area.
Victor has more than 18 years of experience in corporate, transactional, and securities law, and litigation management. At Empire®, she manages intellectual property, advertising law and governance, among other legal matters. In the past 18 months, Victor helped to streamline the company’s corporate organizational structure after its acquisition by a private-equity firm in 2016. And as executive head of HR, she led the rebuild of the company’s learning and development function.
“The excellence of Hillary’s legal prowess, combined with her leadership skills, helps strengthen us as a company. She is also a proactive business partner who helps Empire achieve that ‘next-level’ of success,” said Keith Weinberger, Empire’s CEO. “Congratulations to Hillary and to all of the other notable lawyers who Crain’s has recognized.”
Crain’s Notable General Counsels list features only individuals for whom nominations were submitted and accepted after a review by the Crain’s editorial team. To qualify for the list, nominees must be based in the Chicago area and working as a full-time General Counsel and as a member of the top management team. They must have demonstrated a leadership role in their organization, be active in professional groups and/or assumed a leadership position outside their organization and have contributed pro bono work toward civic and community initiatives.
About Empire Today, LLC
Empire Today, LLC, also commonly known as Empire Carpet and for its famous 800-588-2300® jingle, has been a leading provider of installed home improvements and home furnishings for 60 years. Empire offers quality name-brand products, including carpet, hardwood, laminate, tile and vinyl flooring, as well as blinds and shades, as they serve residential and business customers with a wide selection of products for homes, small businesses, organizations, and commercial applications. What makes Empire special is their shop-at-home convenience and on-site consultations, next-day professional installation, quality products at great prices, and world-class service to 75 of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. With more than 3 million satisfied customers, Empire Today is dedicated to making sure its customers are happy. For more information, visit EmpireToday.com.