CNL Attorney to Speak on Measuring Value in the Legal Department

Orlando, Fla., May 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Erin Gray, senior vice president and assistant general counsel of CNL Financial Group, has been selected to speak at the CounselLink Annual Customer Conference, presented by LexisNexis. The conference, which focuses on the needs of corporate legal departments, is being held May 12-13 in Miami.

Gray will speak on what legal departments can do to demonstrate their value to a company, including how to track key metrics and data and establish industry benchmarks.

"I am excited to have this opportunity to speak with other corporate counsel about the key role we play in our organizations and how to make sure the value we add is both known and understood," she said.

Gray joined CNL in 2012. She oversees the corporate legal, litigation, contract negotiation and legal billing functions for CNL and its affiliates. Gray oversees all legal matters for CNL Growth Properties, Inc. and Global Income Trust, Inc., as well as CNL Commercial Real Estate, Inc.

About CNL Financial Group

CNL Financial Group (CNL) is a leading private investment management firm providing global real estate and alternative investments. Since inception in 1973, CNL and/or its affiliates have formed or acquired companies with more than $31 billion in assets. CNL is headquartered in Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit

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