Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts Law, Intellectual Property
Major Lindsey & Africa ("MLA") has been exclusively retained by Liggett Vector Brands LLC ("Company" or "Liggett") to conduct a search for a Corporate Counsel ("Counsel"). Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and create delays.
Overview: The Corporate Counsel reports to and assists the General Counsel on all legal matters affecting the company, with primary responsibility for specific subjects and issues as assigned. The Counsel is a generalist role to include reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts; intellectual property; regulatory compliance; litigation; transactions; and labor and employment. S/he has direct interaction with all management levels of the company and its affiliates, including senior executives, as well as with outside counsel, customers, suppliers, and other external parties.
Company: Liggett is the exclusive sales, marketing and distribution agent for Liggett Group and Vector Tobacco. It offers an extensive line of quality tobacco products proudly made in the USA, including Pyramid, Eagle 20’s, Liggett Select, Eve and Grand Prix. Liggett’s parent company, Vector Group Ltd., is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol VGR.
Location: Morrisville, NC.
Compensation: Competitive compensation package.
Experience: 5+ years of practice with law firm or corporate legal department. FDA and tobacco experience strongly preferred.
Bar: Admittance to at least one U.S. State Bar.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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.