TMS Appoints New Vice President for Legal Services

August 07, 2007

Toyota Motor Sales, (TMS) U.S.A. Inc. today announced the appointment of Chris Reynolds to vice president, business law, in the legal services group of TMS. In this role, Reynolds oversees the groups responsible for advertising compliance, antitrust, business litigation, business transactions and contacts, dealer relations, intellectual property, privacy and strategic initiatives. He reports to TMS Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Environmental Officer Dian Ogilvie.

"It is with great pleasure that we welcome Chris Reynolds to lead our business law group," said Ogilvie. "His private- and public-sector experience will prove invaluable as we continue to expand our business."

Before joining Toyota, Reynolds was a partner and trial lawyer at the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, including chair of the firm's diversity committee. Earlier, Reynolds served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York. Before that, he worked as a litigator at the firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed and as a law clerk for Judge Damon J. Keith, 6th U.S. Court of Appeals in Detroit, Michigan. Reynolds earned his law degree from Harvard Law School and his bachelor's degree in political science from Kalamazoo College.

Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. is the marketing, sales, distribution and customer service arm of Toyota, Lexus and Scion in the United States. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in America this year, TMS markets products and services through a network of more than 1,400 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealers. Toyota directly employs over 33,000 people in the U.S. and sold more than 2.5 million vehicles in 2006. For more information about our company, please visit, and


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