General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Manager/Director of Outside Counsel Management. GM and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries, and the Company has leadership positions in the world’s largest and fastest-growing automotive markets. GM, its subsidiaries and joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall, and Wuling brands. More information on the Company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety, security, and information services, can be found at http://www.gm.com.
General Motors seeks an accomplished professional with a demonstrable record of legal operations excellence. The successful candidate will have a minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience – preferably with at least two (2) years devoted to outside counsel management in a multinational company or within the financial operations of a law firm. A JD and/or MBA is required. This newly-created position will work closely with the Legal Staff leadership to review all aspects of the Company’s outside legal vendor network, on a global basis, and to develop and implement initiatives to affect the Legal Staff’s operational objectives. Such initiatives may include convergence, establishment of vendor guidelines, standardized billing/rate increase requests, alternative fee arrangements, billing and matter tracking systems, and a conflict waiver request process. This position will support other process improvement initiatives as a member of the Legal and Public Policy Operations group and will be located at the Company’s global headquarters in the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan.
Please send a resume in Word format and cover letter to GMLegalOps@mlaglobal.com for consideration. Please do not contact the company directly; resumes sent to the Company will be routed back to MLA.
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 a...re 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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