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Mr. Willie J. Miller Jr.

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Senior Vice President and Deputy ...

Kraft Foods Inc.
Three Lakes Drive
Northfield , Illinois 60093
United States

Company Description: Kraft Foods Inc. (Kraft) is engaged in manufacturing and marketing packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • J.D.
    Loyola University of Chicago
  • B.S.
    University of Illinois
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Web References
Special guests Sandra S. Yamate, Chief ..., 25 Sept 2014 [cached]
Special guests Sandra S. Yamate, Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession and Willie J. Miller, Jr., Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Corporate and Legal Affairs, Kraft Foods will facilitate the discussion, "The Business Case for Diversity: Reality or Wishful Thinking?"
The Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession - Board of Directors, 4 June 2014 [cached]
Floyd Holloway, Jr. | Sharon E. Jones | Dr. Sandra Madrid | John H. Mathias, Jr. | Willie J. Miller, Jr. | Terrence M. Murphy
Willie J. Miller, Jr. Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Corporate
Willie Miller joined Kraft Foods Global, Inc. in 2007 as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Corporate with responsibility for managing Kraft's corporate legal activities. Prior to joining Kraft, Willie was a partner in the Chicago law firm Vedder, Price, Kaufman & Kamholz, P.C. as a member of the firm's Financial Institutions and Finance and Transactions Groups. Before joining Vedder Price, Willie was in the legal department of LaSalle National Corporation for 25 years where for the last six years he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. In his capacity as Chief Legal Officer, Willie led and managed the corporation's legal department consisting of 65+ attorneys and over 30 administrative and paralegal staff. He was largely responsible for the transformation and growth of the bank's internal law department. As a member of the senior management team, Willie was involved in the strategic direction of LaSalle's growth throughout the Midwest.
Willie is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Leadership Council of Metropolitan Chicago. He is also a former member and past president of the Board of Education for Evanston Township High School. Mr. Miller is an inaugural recipient of the Chicago United Business Leaders of Color Award and is a current member of the Fellowship of African American Men.
Willie earned his B.S. from the University of Illinois in 1975 and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 1979.
The Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession - Advisory Board, 4 June 2014 [cached]
Willie J. Miller, Jr.(Chair) Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Corporate Mondelez International
JKS & Company, 1 Dec 2011 [cached]
Willie Miller, deputy general counsel at Kraft Foods, says at least part of Kraft's outside counsel selection is based on personal attributes (see the November issue).
The Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession - IILP Updates, 4 June 2014 [cached]
Willie Miller, Jr. (Chicago/Moderator)
Deputy General Counsel
IILP is delighted to share the news that our own Willie Miller, Jr., a member of our Board of Directors and the Chair of IILP’s Advisory Board, will be one of the recipients of the 2012 Justice John Paul Stevens Awards. The awards, given by the Chicago Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Foundation, will be presented during a luncheon on October 2, 2012. Justice Stevens will be delivering the keynote address.
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