Riley Financial (or the “Company”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for an Assistant General Counsel to be located in its New York, NY office. Interested candidates, please submit your resume (in MS Word) to the recruiters managing this search at RileyCorporateCounsel@mlaglobal.com . Please do not contact B. Riley Financial directly; all resumes sent to B. Riley Financial will be routed to MLA for handling and will delay consideration of your candidacy.
Overview: The Assistant General Counsel will be a corporate generalist position supporting B. Riley Financial’s business teams on a variety of day-to-day legal matters, including contracts and contract negotiation, regulatory compliance, litigation support, corporate transactions, securities law, employment law, bankruptcy, and corporate governance. The Assistant General Counsel will provide legal advice and counsel on mergers and acquisitions, securities and financial disclosures and other corporate matters. S/he will lead transactions, work independently and as part of a team, and forge close working relationships throughout the organization.
Company: B. Riley Financial is a publically traded, diversified financial services company which takes a collaborative approach to the capital raising and financial advisory needs of public and private companies and high net worth individuals. The Company operates through wholly-owned subsidiaries, including B. Riley FBR, Inc., Wunderlich Securities, Inc., Great American Group, LLC, B. Riley Capital Management, LLC, Great American Capital Partners, LLC, and B. Riley Principal Investments, LLC, a group that makes proprietary investments in other businesses, such as its acquisition of United Online, Inc.
Compensation: Competitive compensation package.
Experience: The successful candidate will have five to eight years of broad-based corporate legal experience in dealing with sophisticated legal issues, including mergers and acquisitions, securities and financial disclosures, and other corporate matters. A background in the financial services industry is preferred, but not required.
Location: New York, New York
Relocations: Local candidates preferred.
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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