Ashley Furniture Industries has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Assistant General Counsel, International to be located in its Tampa, Florida headquarters.
Overview: Ashley Furniture Industries (founded 1945) is a family-owned home furnishings manufacturer and retailer that distributes home furniture products globally. With approximately 30,000 employees, 1,000 company-owned and/or licensed Ashley HomeStores and over a dozen manufacturing facilities worldwide, in the last 10 years, Ashley HomeStore has become the #1 selling furniture store brand in the world, and #1 retailer of furniture/bedding in the U.S.
Experience: 10+ years of relevant legal experience, including proficiency handling domestic and international businesses licensing, domestic and international franchising, and trademark portfolio management. Winning candidate will have spent at least five (5) years in private practice with a reputable firm, and must have in-house experience. Prior experience working for an international manufacturing company, and handling international trademark and trade matters in geopolitical regions preferred.
Relocation: Yes – this is a national search with relocation assistance.
Bar: Active member in good standing of at least one U.S. state, with the ability to practice in FL.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 281097
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