Major Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained to conduct a confidential search for a Senior Environmental Counsel in the Detroit, Michigan area. The Senior Environmental Counsel will be responsible for advising the company on various aspects of environmental legal and regulatory matters, including contamination and legacy liability in the U.S. and throughout the world. The successful candidate will have very strong, technical expertise in environmental regulatory and legal matters as well as experience working in a matrix environment. The position will be responsible for managing sophisticated outside counsel and handling litigation matters of potentially significant liability for the company.
The responsibilities of the Senior Environmental Counsel will include advising on potential risks and liability stemming from various environmental rules and statutes; responding to emergency situations involving potential environmental concerns; managing outside counsel; and setting the strategy for addressing environmental compliance issues.
The successful candidate will have eight to ten years of experience with complex legal and regulatory environmental matters. Top-tier law firm experience is required, and in-house experience strongly is preferred.
Interested candidates, please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to SeniorEnvironmentalCounsel@mlaglobal.com.
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