Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Business Law

Eric Hinton

Title/s: Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, 7-Eleven, Inc.

E-mail: ehinton@luc.edu


Eric Hinton serves as the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at 7-Eleven, Inc. in Dallas, Texas.  Eric’s professional experience includes the development and coordination of compliance and ethics programs involving policy development and implementation, risk assessment, training, inquiries, and internal investigations, and advises on diverse business matters including anti-trust, customs, export controls, and data privacy.  Prior to joining 7-Eleven, Eric was the Associate General Counsel at Genband LLC in Frisco, Texas where he negotiated and drafted complex technology and global agreements and advised on litigation and commercial dispute matters.

Eric is a lecturer at the Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, Texas where he teaches International Business Transactions and The Role of the General Counsel, as well as at the University of Texas-Dallas Jindal School of Management where he teaches International Business and Compliance.  Eric has been published numerous times, most recently in The International Lawyer as a co-author on the article titled “Export Controls and Economic Sanctions – Year in Review.”


BA, Utah State University

MA, University of Limerick

JD, Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School

LLM, University of Leiden, Europa Institute

Program Areas

International Business Transactions