Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by a Confidential Company to conduct a search for a General Counsel . Our client is an equal opportunity employer.
Overview: The General Counsel (GC) will serve as the primary legal counsel to the Company, and will advise the CEO, the Board of Directors and the other executive leaders of the Company. The GC also will be responsible for all legal affairs for the Company, including corporate governance, all commercial contracts, intellectual property, capital raising transactions, acquisitions and dispositions, litigation, real estate transactions, compliance programs and human resources. GC candidates must have expertise in most of the following legal disciplines: corporate governance, M&A, financing, regulatory matters, licensing, and employment law issues. Experience in the outsourcing industry is highly desirable.
Experience: 12-15+ years of legal experience, including service as a General Counsel or Deputy General Counsel in a larger company that ideally serves the outsourcing industry. Candidates must possess considerable in-house experience as a corporate transactional lawyer with a preference for candidates from outsourcing or healthcare companies and be capable of handling all of the legal and business issues associated with advising a private or public company with an active growth agenda. In short this is a “roll-up the sleeves hands on” position.
Compensation: Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
Relocation: Yes. Company is headquartered in the Midwest.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
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 are 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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