Our client, SLM Corporation (“Sallie Mae”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Director, Associate General Counsel to be located in either its Newark, DE headquarters or its Reston, VA location.
Organization: Sallie Mae is the nation's leading saving, planning, and paying for college company. It has made a difference in students’ and families’ lives, helping more than 35 million customers pay for college. There is no single way to achieve this task, so Sallie Mae provides a range of products to help families, whether college is a long way off or right around the corner. Those products and services include private education loans (i.e. non-governmental loans), scholarship search tools, college financial planning tools, and online retail banking.
Compensation: Competitive base, bonus, and equity commensurate with experience.
Experience: 8+ years of legal experience in private practice and/or as in-house corporate legal counsel; Experience in the areas of executive compensation, SEC reporting, and general corporate governance matters is required.
Location: Newark, DE or Reston, VA.
Relocation: Local candidates strongly preferred.
Bar Admission: Must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
Please submit resumes to the attention of Deborah Ben-Canaan and Edina Beasley via email to: SallieMaeAGC@mlaglobal.com. No phone calls please.
Internal Number: O-2030433
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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