George Hefferan

Executive VP and Chief Legal Officer, Chicago

George helped build Mindcrest and many important client relationships. Now he oversees all the company's legal matters as Chief Legal Officer.
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As a member of the Board of Directors and Senior Leadership team, George has been integral in formulating the strategic vision and direction of the company and continues so going forward. 

He manages a number of Mindcrest's client relationships in addition to facilitating the opening and development of Mindcrest's New York and London offices. As a co-founder of the organization, he has created a culture of being a dependable partner to clients globally, creating the right solutions for their legal function no matter the jurisdiction.

George's career before Mindcrest focused on international transactions, pan-European operations and U.S. companies investing in India. From 1991-1999, he worked at an international law firm of 900 lawyers. During this time, his focus was on international transactions, as he represented U.S. companies investing in India. He also spent three years at a Brussels office, where he represented global corporations with pan-European operations on their business transactions throughout Europe.

George graduated from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond and received his undergraduate degree from Hamilton College. He also attended Phillips Academy (Andover) and spent a summer law semester at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University (Law School Grad Date - 1989). 

George enjoys traveling and discovering new places with his family, as well as the never-ending pursuit of improving his golf game.