Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts Law, Outside Counsel Management
Compassion International (“Compassion”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel to be located in its Colorado Springs headquarters. Compassion is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position, or by submitting your resume (in Microsoft Word format) to CompassionAGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the company directly; all resumes sent to Compassion will be rerouted to MLA.
Overview: The Associate General Counsel impacts the success of Compassion International by serving as an advisor to the U.S. Deputy General Counsel and key professional and management staff, providing proactive and specialized counsel and expertise on matters including commercial and transactional legal matters, contract system management, developments in U.S. law, and managing outside counsel. The responsibilities include selection and management of contract service, cross-functional partnership, and approving work to achieve global strategies and objectives. The incumbent collaborates with other senior leaders and contributes to the development of strategy and makes decisions based on operational strategy and priorities.
Company: Compassion International is a child-advocacy ministry that pairs compassionate people with those who are suffering from poverty. The ministry releases children from spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty. The goal is for each child to become a responsible and fulfilled adult.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Experience: 4 years of experience in transactional practice in an in-house and/or law firm setting.
Compensation: Competitive, commensurate with experience.
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search.
Bar: Currently licensed to practice law in at least one state in the U.S.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to CompassionAGC@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
Internal Number: O-2232555
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
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