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The Container Store Hires Pete Lodwick as Vice President and General Counsel

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The Container Store (NYSE:TCS) , the nation’s leading retailer of storage and organization products, today announced the addition of Pete Lodwick to the retailer’s executive team as Vice President and General Counsel. Lodwick will lead both internal and external teams responsible for legal strategy, regulatory affairs, and corporate compliance.

Pete Lodwick, Vice President and General Counsel, The Container Store (Photo: Business Wire)

Pete Lodwick, Vice President and General Counsel, The Container Store (Photo: Business Wire)

“Pete brings tremendous business acumen and legal experience to The Container Store, and he will be a valuable addition to our leadership team as we grow The Container Store brand and dominate the storage and organization category we created over 36 years ago,” said Melissa Reiff, President and Chief Operating Officer. “He embodies our company’s Foundation Principles, the tenets of Conscious Capitalism and is a loyal customer – we couldn’t have found a better match for our precious and unique culture.”

Prior to joining The Container Store, Lodwick practiced for 34 years at the Dallas-based law firm Thompson & Knight in the corporate and securities department, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, SEC compliance, representation of special committees and Audit Committees and Board governance matters. Lodwick has received many distinctions and honors for his work, including:

  • The Best Lawyers in America(R) by Woodward/White Inc. (Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law); 2009-2014
  • Texas Super Lawyers(R) by Thomson Reuters (Securities & Corporate Finance); 2012-2013
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas (Corporate Finance-Mergers & Acquisitions), D Magazine; 2011-2012

Lodwick graduated magna cum laude from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas with a degree in finance and then cum laude from SMU’s Dedman School of Law. He is a member of SMU’s Alumni Board and Board of Trustees, the Salesmanship Club of Dallas and on the Board of Governors at the Dallas Country Club.

About The Container Store

The Container Store (NYSE:TCS) is the nation’s leading retailer of storage and organization products and the only retailer solely devoted to the storage and organization category of retailing. The company originated the concept of storage and organization retailing when it opened its first store in 1978. Today, the retailer has 67 store locations nationwide that each average 25,000 square feet. The Container Store has over 10,000 products to help customers save space and, ultimately, save them time. As the pace of modern life accelerates and being organized is not a luxury anymore but a necessity, The Container Store is devoted to making customers more productive, relaxed and happier by selling customized, complete solutions. Since its inception, the retailer has nurtured an employee-first culture and couples its one-of-kind product collection with a high level of customer service delivered by its highly trained organization experts. The company has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies To Work For(R) – 15 years in a row. Visit for more information about store locations, the product collection and services offered. To find out more about The Container Store’s unique culture, Foundation Principles and devotion to Conscious Capitalism, visit the retailer’s blog at

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