HMSHost Corporation (“HMSHost”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for a Corporate Counsel, to be located in Bethesda, Maryland. HMSHost is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to HMSHostCorpCounsel@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the company directly; all resumes sent to the company will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Company: Global restaurateur HMSHost is a world leader in creating dining for travel venues. HMSHost operates in more than 120 airports around the globe and 99 travel plazas in North America. The company has annual sales in excess of $3.1 billion and employs more than 39,500 sales associates worldwide. HMSHost is a part of Autogrill Group, the world’s leading provider of food & beverage services for people on the move. With sales of over €4.5 billion in 2016, the group operates in 31 countries and employs over 57,000 people. It manages approximately 4,000 stores in about 1,000 locations worldwide. Visit www.HMSHost.com for more information or on Facebook at fb.com/HMSHost and on Twitter at @HMSHost.
Position: Reporting directly to the Vice President and Associate General Counsel, this position is responsible for providing legal support for business development and the strategic alliance group, and providing advice and counsel in the areas of limited liability company operating agreements, real estate and transactional matters. As a part of each of these functions, the position will draft and negotiate contracts on behalf of HMSHost and work closely with a number of in-house departments.
Experience: 4+ years of relevant legal experience at a top law firm or a corporate legal department, with experience in general corporate, real estate leases and transactional matters. Experience with the ACDBE (Airport Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program) or government procurement is helpful, but not required.
Compensation: Competitive compensation consisting of a base and bonus, commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.
Location: Bethesda, Maryland.
Relos: Local candidates are strongly preferred.
Bar: Membership in good standing in at least one state bar.
Travel: Minimal travel is likely (less than 10%).
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