SLM Corporation (“Sallie Mae” or “Company”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel, to be located in its Newark, DE headquarters. Sallie Mae is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to SallieMae-AGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: Sallie Mae is the nation's leading saving, planning, and paying for college company. It has made a difference in students’ and families’ lives, helping more than 35 million customers pay for college. There is no single way to achieve this task, so Sallie Mae provides a range of products to help families, whether college is a long way off or right around the corner. Those products and services include private education loans (i.e. non-governmental loans), scholarship search tools, college financial planning tools, and online retail banking.
Experience: 5+ years of legal experience obtained at a law firm or in an in-house corporate legal department. Strong experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating business contracts. Financial industry and credit card experience preferred.
Compensation: Competitive base, bonus, and equity commensurate with experience.
Location: Newark, DE, or Reston, VA, with a preference for Newark, DE.
Relos: Local candidates strongly preferred.
Bar: Must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
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 has 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.