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Jeff Carr

Jeff Carr

Mr. Jeffrey W. Carr, Esq., has been Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Univar Inc. since May 11, 2017. Mr. Carr has more than 30 years of experience in corporate law, including more than 10 years as the General Counsel and Secretary of FMC Technologies, Inc. As General Counsel, he was responsible for oversight of governance, regulatory, compliance, commercial, litigation, securities and other corporate matters. He also developed unique legal delivery concepts that drove process excellence and efficiency for the legal function. Mr. Carr served as General Counsel and Secretary of FMC Technologies Inc., since 2001 and its Senior Vice President since 2010. Mr. Carr served as an Associate General Counsel of FMC Corporation since 1997. He served as a Vice President at FMC Technologies Inc. He served as President of ValoremNext LLC, part of the ValoremGroup. He practiced international trade law in Washington, D.C., and clerked for The Honorable Murray M. Schwartz, United States District Court judge for the District of Delaware. He served as a Director of John Bean Technologies Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in government and foreign affairs from the University of Virginia and a juris doctor from Georgetown University Law Center. He also completed post-graduate studies in international business and affairs.

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Guest Appearances
February 17, 2020

Inspire.Legal 2.0: Experiential Learning & Training

Laura Safdie, John Scrudato, Andrea Alliston, and Jeff Carr discuss the need for experiential training that prepares students and practitioners for the tech-driven future of law.

December 11, 2019

How to Run a Modern Legal Department: Avoiding Irrelevance and Pursuing Reinvention

Jeff Carr shares insights on best practices in modern legal departments.

March 13, 2019

Jeff Carr continues his fight against billable hours

Jeff Carr talks about why he came out of retirement, and how his principle of the Three Es calculated the value of legal services to clients.