Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts Law, Intellectual Property
Major, Lindsey & Africa has been exclusively retained to conduct a General Counsel search for a private equity boutique located in West Los Angeles, California.
Experience: 8-12+ years of progressive legal experience with foundational training in a well-respected law firm followed by in-house experience. Ideal candidate will have proven business savvy and strategic vision, as well as experience with corporate, regulatory/legal compliance matters, commercial contracts, labor and employment, litigation management, and intellectual property management (soft IP). As the sole General Counsel for this organization, the candidate must be a self-directed, self-starter with proven experience managing a lean legal function, as well as be able to roll up their sleeves. There is a strong preference for candidates who have been in nimble, lean, fast-paced environments in a General Counsel role.
You must be able to answer “yes” to the following four questions before you will be considered:
This position is not remote. Are you willing to work in the office daily?
Do you live within a 20 mile radius of West Los Angeles?
Do you have prior In-house experience?
Have you been a sole General Counsel?
Relocation: Local candidates only.
Bar: Member in good standing of at least one U.S. state with the ability to become Registered In House Counsel (RIHC) in the State of California.
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.