Our client has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a General Counsel & Secretary to be based in Southern California.
Company: A leading financial services firm in Southern California is looking for a General Counsel & Secretary. The firm acquires and operates a broad range of businesses. The General Counsel & Secretary will lead the firm’s legal department and will have ultimate responsibility for providing advice and counsel to the company’s senior management on a variety of matters affecting the business as well as overseeing all legal and regulatory projects and matters confronting the organization. Details will be provided to qualified candidates.
Location: Southern California
Experience: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 18+ years of legal experience, including in-house experience at a significant private fund or asset management firm (which is required for consideration). Candidates must have sophisticated transactions experience, negotiated complex contracts, and have experience with Fund Formation Matters. Training from a leading law firm and additional experience in compliance, HR, litigation and employment are a plus, as well as experience managing a legal department.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience/competitive.
Bar: Must be a member of a U.S. Bar in good standing and able to register as in-house counsel in California.
Please submit resumes to the attention of PJ Harari via email to: GeneralCounselandSecretary@mlaglobal.com.
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