ST. LOUIS, Aug. 3, 2020—General Counsel Mark Whittenburg has been named 2020 General Counsel of the Year by the St. Louis Business Journal. Whittenburg has served as general counsel and secretary for Core & Main LP, a leading U.S. distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products, for three years.
The St. Louis Business Journal partners with the Association of Corporate Counsel - St. Louis chapter for the annual Corporate Counsel Awards, which span all levels of the corporate legal department structure, from in-house generalists and specialists to chief legal officers and general counsel, who work in nonprofit organizations or public or private companies of any size in any industry.
Whittenburg has been instrumental in Core & Main’s successful completion of 10 acquisitions in just three years. His team of legal and compliance professionals focuses on all legal, environmental health and safety, and Department of Transportation contractual and compliance issues in real estate, fleet, construction and corporate governance. They also oversee compliance and legal matters, including contracts, commercial transactions, employment law, litigation and regulatory affairs.
About Core & Main
Based in St. Louis, Core & Main is a leading distributor of water, sewer, storm drain and fire protection products in the United States. With more than 275 locations nationwide, the company offers municipalities and contractors local expertise backed by a national supply chain. Core & Main’s 3,500 plus associates are committed to helping their communities thrive with safe and sustainable infrastructure. Visit www.coreandmain.com to learn more.