Corporate, Finance, General Commercial/Contracts Law
Delaware North Companies, Inc. (“Delaware North” or “the Company”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for a Deputy General Counsel, to be located in its Buffalo, NY headquarters. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to Deborah Ben-Canaan, Edina S. Beasley, and James Lee at DelawareNorthDGC@mlaglobal.com. Do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to Delaware North will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: Reporting to the General Counsel, the Deputy General Counsel will be responsible for assisting with the management of the legal department. Working as a strategic business partner, this position will assist in providing legal advice and counsel to senior management in all matters relevant to the Company’s businesses.
Experience: 15+ years of broad based corporate/commercial and finance experience, with experience leading and closing various transactions and negotiating large scale contracts and business relationships. Familiarity with international legal systems, particularly Australia and U.K., a positive. Reputable law firm training and prior in-house experience required.
Compensation: Competitive base, bonus, and LTI.
Location: Buffalo, NY.
Relos: Yes. This is a national search.
Bar: Must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction, and have the ability to become registered in-house counsel in New York.
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