Freeman Company has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for Senior Counsel – Labor & Employment to be located in its Dallas, Texas corporate headquarters. Freeman Company is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA search consultant who contacted you about this search or directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not contact Freeman directly; all resumes sent to Freeman will be routed to MLA for evaluation and consideration.
Overview: The Senior Counsel – Labor & Employment will serve as Freeman Company’s global labor and employment counsel and a key member of a legal team that is highly valued by the company and its leadership. The Senior Counsel will fill a highly visible role with the organization, work closely with operating executives and employees at every level within Freeman. Specifically, this position will be chiefly responsible for the Labor & Employment components of the company’s business from both a strategic and tactical perspective. The senior counsel will be expected to transform the L&E function into a proactive leadership role by working closely with Human Resources to develop comprehensive training programs, set compliance policies and facilitate merger and acquisition activities, particularly post–closing integration, including cultural integration and integration of benefits. The Senior Counsel will be a business partner with a legal lens: he/she will act as a strategic partner to the business team to help clients solve problems and mitigate risk.
Company: Freeman is the world’s largest brand experience company helping its clients design, plan and deliver immersive experiences for their most important audiences. Through comprehensive solutions including strategy, creative, logistics, digital solutions and event technology, Freeman helps increase engagement and drive business results. What makes Freeman different is its collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective and personalized approach, gained from 90 years as an industry leader. Freeman is a privately-owned company with 90+ locations worldwide, and over 7,000 employees, 2,000 of which are located outside of the U.S. For more information visit www.freeman.com.
Compensation: Base salary, eligibility for discretionary bonus, ESOP participation and benefits.
Experience: Between 8 and 14 years of legal experience focused on global labor and employment issues, with in-house experience. Law firm training is a distinct plus; however, previous or current in-house experience is required.
Relocation: Relocation benefits will be provided for an outstanding candidate outside the North Texas area.
Licensure: Licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
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