EDWARDSVILLE – Thomas E. Berry, Jr., a principal with the St. Louis office of Jackson Lewis P.C., a national workplace law firm, will serve as the company’s representative on the board of directors for the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois.
A longtime resident of Edwardsville with a significant practice in the local business community, Berry’s law practice is focused exclusively on representing management before state, federal or local administrative agencies as well as before both state and federal courts nationwide.
The Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois has been the premier economic development organization for Madison and St. Clair counties since 1983. The Council’s membership, which includes approximately 225 top leaders and CEOs representing business, industry, government, education and labor, focuses on attracting and retaining jobs, stimulating capital investment, and promoting the economic development by building effective partnerships across the region.
— From the Illinois Business Journal