Major Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) has been exclusively retained by a Confidential Client (“Company”) to conduct a search for a Legal Director, Mexico (“Counsel”). Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send a resume (in MS Word) to LDMexico@mlaglobal.com or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and create delays.
Overview: The Counsel will report to the Vice President and Associate General Counsel. The position is based in México, and is responsible for providing and overseeing legal advice and support to all functional areas of the Company, including but not limited to its’ distribution centers, and provides subject matter expertise, counsel and leadership to the Company on a variety of legal, compliance and related issues to drive legal and business objectives, mitigate risk, and both manage and prevent litigation.
Experience: The ideal candidate has 7-10+ years of experience in litigation in private practice and/or in-house. Legal experience must also include labor and employment, contracts, marketing, compliance, real estate, regulatory matters, government relations, intellectual property, and supply chain matters. Experience managing legal staff is required, as is fluency in spoken and written Spanish and English.
Relos: Relos are acceptable but candidates must be fully bi-lingual.
Bar: Law Degree from an accredited law school in Mexico with results in upper third range.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to LDMexico@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong,London and Tokyo MLA recruiters a...re dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and have been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.
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