The AES Corporation (“AES” or the “Corporation”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Assistant General Counsel to be located in its Arlington, Virginia headquarters. AES is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search or directly to the recruiters managing this search, Deborah Ben-Canaan and Brandyne Russell, or by submitting your resume to AESCounsel@mlaglobal.com . Please do not contact the company directly; all resumes sent to AES Corporation will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Organization Overview: The AES Corporation is a Fortune 200 company that generates and distributes electrical power. AES is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, and is one of the world’s leading power companies, generating and distributing electric power in 17 countries and employing 19,000 people worldwide.
Experience: The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of relevant legal experience, at a law firm or comparable corporate environment with a sophisticated M&A/corporate finance/corporate governance practice. Substantial experience in securities law and SEC reporting matters, corporate governance, and M&A/financing/ development transactions (domestic and cross-border) is required.
Compensation: A competitive base, bonus and equity package with exceptional benefits consistent with a candidate’s level of experience.
Location: Arlington, VA.
Relocation: Local candidates are strongly preferred but relocations will be considered.
Bar: Active bar membership in good standing in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
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