Overview: Berkeley Research Group, a global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm, is seeking an Associate General Counsel. The Associate General Counsel will report to the General Counsel, located in Washington, DC and the Deputy General Counsel, located in Chicago, IL. The Associate General Counsel will support the Firm from a commercial perspective, including advising internal clients on business operations and drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. He/she will also assist with client intake and advise on potential conflicts of interest, manage risk, support compliance functions and work with HR on employment law matters.
Experience: 4-7+ years of commercial contracting experience is required. Ideal candidates will also have experience in one or more of the following areas: conflicts of interest; government contracts; corporate law; employment law; and/or proficiency in Spanish.
Compensation: Competitive base and salary.
Location: Washington, DC or Chicago, IL.
Relos: Local Candidates preferred.
Bar: Member in good standing of at least one state bar. The local area bars are preferred.
Berkeley Research Group, LLC has engaged Major Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel to be located in Washington, DC or Chicago, IL. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to the recruiters managing this search, Deborah Ben-Canaan and Christie Babinski, at BRGAGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact Berkeley Research Group directly; all resumes sent to Berkeley Research Group will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
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.