Brother International Corporation Law Department Honored as a 2014 Global Counsel Award Winner by the International Law Office

  Brother International Corporation Law Department Honored as a 2014 Global  Counsel Award Winner by the International Law Office and the Association of                               Corporate Counsel  Brother International Corporation Law Department Named the ILO 2014 Global Counsel Team of the Year in the General Commercial Category  PR Newswire  BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 19, 2014  BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The International Law Office (ILO) and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) recently announced the Global Counsel Award recipients at a gala event in New York City on June 12, 2014. The Brother International Corporation Law Department was bestowed the honor of the 2014 Global Counsel Team of the Year in the General Commercial Category.  The 2014 Global Counsel Award winners were selected from over 4,000 individual nominations from corporate counsel and law firm partners. The criteria included effective communication, legal understanding, commercial awareness, depth and strength of team, and management skills with the intent of identifying those that excel in their respective fields.  "Being selected as a 2014 Global Counsel Award recipient-- from a very impressive list of finalists -- is an incredible honor," said Henry Sacco, Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. "This award recognizes the accomplishments of our law department as a team. We work tirelessly to deliver the best services to the Brother Group companies in a collaborative, 'at your side' manner."  The ILO states that the goal of the Global Counsel Awards program is "to recognize lawyers for demonstrable achievements across the full spectrum of in-house responsibility, not simply those who have acted on high-profile transactions."  "I am thrilled that the Brother International Corporation Law Department received the honor of being named the ILO 2014 Global Counsel Team of the Year in the General Commercial Category," said Kazufumi Ikeda, President, Brother International Corporation.  Brother International Corporation, based in Bridgewater, New Jersey continues to be an industry leader, in part due to the company's commitment to introducing industry first features and its existing and developing innovative relationships such as the one with the hit television series 'Project Runway.' "It's an exciting time here at Brother as our business continues to expand and we embark on the next generation of services and product offerings. We are recruiting for a number of open positions in the Law Department and are seeking those looking to join this dynamic team with demonstrable achievements," said Henry Sacco, Vice President and Chief Legal Officer.  The company encourages those seeking to join this collaborative – and award-winning – corporate legal team, to view the company's open positions at www.brother.com.  About Brother Brother International Corporation is one of the premier providers of products for the home, home office and office. The U.S. corporate office in Bridgewater, N. J., was established on April 21, 1954 and currently markets many industrial products, home appliances and business products manufactured by its parent company, Brother Industries, Ltd. of Nagoya, Japan.  SOURCE Brother International Corporation  Website: http://www.brother.com Contact: Georgina Turpin, Georgina.turpin@mslgroup.com