Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by TopBuild Corporation (Company or TopBuild) to conduct a search for an Assistant General Counsel – Litigation (Counsel). Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact TopBuild directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and create delays.
Overview: Reporting to the General Counsel, the Assistant General Counsel – Litigation will deliver results by closely partnering with other TopBuild attorneys, legal assistants and several cross functional teams, e.g. IT, Finance and HR. Specific areas of responsibility will include the defense of litigation and claims in collaboration with outside counsel. The Counsel will assist with discovery, witness interviews and internal investigations throughout the litigation lifecycle and will attend depositions, mediations, arbitrations and trials as required. Importantly, s/he will also be responsible for designing mitigation measures to reduce litigation risk over time in close collaboration with its business partners.
Company: TopBuild Corporation (NYSE: BLD), headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida, is the leading installer and distributor of insulation products to the U.S. construction industry. The Company leverages its national footprint to gain economies of scale while capitalizing on its local market presence to forge strong relationships with its customers. TopBuild was formerly the installation and services businesses of Masco (NYSE: MAS) until it was spun off in 2015. It has approximately 8,000 employees and a market cap of almost $3 billion. In 2018, net sales increased 25.1 percent to $2.4 billion and operating profit was $209.0 million.
Compensation: Competitive salary and benefit package.
Experience: 15+ years of litigation practice (in-house or as outside counsel) mandatory, with significant trial experience (federal district courts preferred). Experience in the construction industry is preferred. Proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred.
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida (approximately 50 minutes northeast of Orlando).
Relos: Yes. This is a national search.
Bar Admission: Admission to a State Bar of any jurisdiction in the United States and licensed to practice in Florida (or admitted to the Florida Bar within a reasonable time following the commencement of the position).
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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