Corporate, Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts Law
The St. James (or “the Company”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for a General Counsel, to be located in its Springfield, VA headquarters. The St. James is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to Edina S. Beasley and Michael Sachs at StJamesGC@mlaglobal.com. Do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to The St. James will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Company: The St. James is more than just a gym. At 450,000 square feet, located in Northern Virginia, the complex houses sports, lifestyle and wellness experiences for the entire family. With their 50,000 square-foot health club, it’s never been easier to turn aspiration into action. Featuring personal training sessions, complimentary wellness evaluations, more than 100 group fitness classes per week and a high-performance training center, members of their 24-hour fitness center have everything they need to reach their fitness and wellness goals. Members enjoy a state-of-the-art facility with daycare options, an onsite restaurant, an Olympic pool, a full gym with cutting edge equipment, locker rooms with a steam room and sauna, and access to basketball courts, ice rinks and the field house during special member events and times. Members also receive spa treatments (non-medical), access to their Active Entertainment Center and discounts on and preferred registration for sports programs.
Overview: 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: 10+ years of broad based corporate/commercial experience, with experience leading and closing various transactions and negotiating contracts and business relationships. Familiarity with employment law and real estate matters preferred. Reputable law firm training and prior in-house experience is required.
Compensation: Competitive base, bonus, and equity.
Location: Springfield, VA.
Relos: Yes. This is a national search.
Bar: Must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
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