August 2017: Our client, a large global consulting company (“the Company”), has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a US Lead – Transactions Counsel to be located in its New York, NY office. The Company is consistently recognized as one of the world’s leading professional services firms for which to work, consistently ranking as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Firms to Work For. The Company is an equal opportunity employer.
Overview: This lawyer will lead the Company’s U.S. M&A legal team and advise on U.S. based proprietary M&A transactions for the Company, including alliances, joint ventures, lift-outs and other acquisitions. This role will advise the US Executive Committee and firm leadership on a variety of partnership and governance matters. This role will also advise the US firm on the impact of and structure for certain international M&A transactions as well as on global and domestic strategic partnership and board matters (typically involving matters affecting the composition and function of the Company’s board). This position will report directly to the Company’s US Deputy General Counsel-Commercial and to the Company’s US General Counsel.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Experience: A minimum of fifteen years’ legal experience, including from a top-tier law firm and/or company, leading sophisticated mid-market M&A, joint ventures and other strategic transactions, including a deep understanding of corporate/partnership governance.
Location: New York, NY
Relocation: The Company will consider relocation for exceptional candidates.
Process: Interested candidates please respond with your resume and bullet points on specific M&A and partnership experience to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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