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Jerry Flannery W. Gerald (Jerry) Flannery, executive vice president and chief legal officer at Hyundai Motor America. Photo: Courtesy Photo

When Jerry Flannery went to work as an in-house lawyer for Hyundai Motor America in Fountain Valley, California in 1987, the South Korean car maker was entering the U.S. market with a modest, 68-horsepower compact called the Excel. It sold for $4,995. 

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Phillip Bantz

Phillip Bantz is a reporter for Corporate Counsel. Follow him on Twitter @PhillipBantz.

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