Enviva (“Enviva” or “Company”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for a Senior Counsel, to be located in its corporate headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland, for the first year, and then in Tokyo, Japan. Enviva is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to EnvivaSeniorCounsel@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: Founded in 2004, Enviva produces and supplies utility-grade wood pellets to major power customers. Enviva is the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, a cleaner energy alternative to fossil fuels. Enviva owns and operates six plants located in the southeastern United States that produce almost three million tons of wood pellets annually. The Company exports pellets primarily to power plants in the United Kingdom, Europe and increasingly Asia that previously were fueled by coal, enabling them to reduce their carbon footprint by about 80 percent.
Experience: The successful candidate will have 2+ years of law firm or in-house transactional experience, ideally in the energy space, with strong competency in drafting, negotiating and providing legal advice with respect to a broad range of sales and commercial contracts. Must be fluent in Japanese and English.
Compensation: Competitive base and bonus commensurate with experience.
Location: Bethesda, Maryland and Tokyo, Japan.
Bar: Must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
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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