Wingstop Restaurants has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Director, Senior Counsel. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Dallas, TX, Wingstop Inc. operates and franchises over 1,500 locations worldwide. The Wing Experts are dedicated to Serving the World Flavor through an unparalleled guest experience and offering of classic wings, boneless wings and tenders, always cooked to order and hand sauced-and-tossed in fans' choice of 11 bold, distinctive flavors. Wingstop's menu also features signature sides including fresh-cut, seasoned fries and freshly-made ranch and bleu cheese dips.
The Director, Senior Counsel is responsible for assisting in the conduct of the legal affairs of Wingstop Inc. and its subsidiaries (the “Company”), reporting to the VP, Assistant General Counsel. A key responsibility for the role will be helping ensure legal compliance with (i) the Company’s technology growth and digital expansion, (ii) domestic and international commercial relationships and (iii) international, federal and state data privacy laws. The successful candidate must possess a strong desire to learn and gain experience in all aspects of the law relating to the Company, including franchising, advertising, employment, intellectual property licensing, real estate, and general commercial law. The successful candidate must also be business-minded and solution- oriented, possessing an innate client-service mentality. Judgment and leadership are key qualitative job requirements.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 4-8+ years’ experience in legal practice (either in a large law firm or a combination of a large law firm and in-house experience). The candidate will also have significant experience working as a corporate or commercial attorney and providing legal advice on a broad set of general corporate matters, with increasing levels of responsibility.
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