Hanover, MD (January 25, 2019) — Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, today announced the placement of Steve Krull as vice president, general counsel and secretary at La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB) in Monroe, Michigan. The search was led by Michael Sachs and Amanda Ziemann of Major, Lindsey & Africa’s In-House Practice Group in Chicago.
In his new role, Steve will be responsible for planning and directing all legal matters related to La-Z-Boy and its portfolio of brands, including contracts, patents and trademarks, litigation, and other corporate legal affairs. He will also be serving as corporate secretary. One of the world’s most recognized brands and leading residential furniture producers, La‑Z‑Boy has been producing some of the world’s most comfortable furniture for more than 90 years.
“We think Steve is a terrific hire for La-Z-Boy,” said Michael Sachs. “Throughout his nearly 30 years of experience as an attorney, Steve has obtained a background in excellent business judgment, a ‘roll up the sleeves’ mentality and disposition, and being able to successfully develop and mentor a team of legal professionals. We are excited to see Steve join the La-Z-Boy team, and can’t wait to witness what they can accomplish together.”
Before joining La-Z-Boy, Steve spent more than 25 years in corporate and private practice. He most recently served as executive vice president and general counsel for Miller Diversified, a privately-held real estate firm where he managed the launch of a real estate investment fund. Steve’s background also includes various leadership positions with Owens Corning, including senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. He began his career as an attorney with Sidley & Austin in Chicago focusing on commercial transactions.
Steve has a J.D. from IIT Chicago – Kent College of Law and a B.S. from Eastern Illinois University.
About La‑Z‑BoyHeadquartered in Monroe, Mich., La‑Z‑Boy has been producing some of the world’s most comfortable furniture for over 90 years. The company manufactures a full line of comfortable products for the living room and family room, including the company’s world-famous recliners, reclining sofas and love seats, sleep sofas, modular furniture and leather upholstery, as well as stationary sofas, love seats and chairs. It is a division of La‑Z‑Boy Incorporated (NYSE: LZB), one of the world’s leading residential furniture producers, marketing furniture for every room of the home. “Live Life Comfortably.®” To learn more about La-Z-Boy, visit www.la-z-boy.com/About.
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