Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (“Ascena” or “the Company”) has exclusively retained Major Lindsey & Africa to conduct this search for a Senior Attorney, Contracts to be located in its Mahwah, NJ headquarters.
Company: Ascena is a leading national specialty retailer offering clothing, shoes, and accessories for missy and plus-size women under the Ann Taylor, LOFT, Lou & Grey, Lane Bryant, Cacique, maurices, dressbarn, and Catherines brands and for tween girls under the Justice brand. Through its subsidiaries, Ascena operates approximately 4,900 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Overview: This attorney will be responsible for the timely review and negotiation of routine contracts on behalf of the company, including technology services agreements, software license agreements, marketing agreements, digital marketing agreements, procurement agreements, conducting agreements, NDAs, and hotel and other travel-related contracts. In addition, the position will participate in legal department meetings and projects and directed by the Assistant General Counsel, Contracts.
Location: Mahwah, NJ
Relocation: No, local candidates only.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package is being offered.
Experience: The successful candidate will have a JD and approximately 5-10 years of relevant legal experience. Top-tier credentials are required for consideration and in-house experience is a “plus.” Should have strong relevant experience dealing with commercial contracts.
Bar: Admitted to the New Jersey Bar or admitted to the bar of at least one state and eligible for admission to the New Jersey bar as in-house counsel.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to SrAttyContractsAscena@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the company directly; all resumes sent to Ascena will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
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