Amyris has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Vice President, Senior Corporate Counsel (“VP”), to be located in Emeryville, California. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search. Please do not contact Amyris directly; all resumes sent to Amyris will be routed to MLA for handling and may cause delays.
Overview: Amyris is seeking a corporate and securities attorney capable of assuming primary responsibility for selected areas of in-house legal representation. The attorney will report to and work closely with Amyris’ General Counsel, other members of Amyris’ in-house legal team, outside counsel, and multiple client groups within the company.
Company Overview: Amyris is the integrated renewable products company that is enabling the world's leading brands to achieve sustainable growth. Amyris applies its innovative bioscience solutions to convert plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules and produce specialty ingredients and consumer products. The company is delivering its No Compromise® products and services across a number of markets, including specialty and performance chemicals, flavors and fragrances, cosmetics ingredients, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals. More information about the company is available at www.amyris.com.
Location: Emeryville, CA (Bay Area)
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search, but local candidates preferred.
Experience: 7-12 years of experience, including at least 5 years at a nationally recognized law firm, including significant work in a corporate and securities practice, and 2 to 4 years of experience as in-house counsel responsible for securities matters, equity plans, corporate governance and board processes.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to AmyrisVP@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
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.