Mood Media has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for General Counsel to be located anywhere in the U.S., with a slight preference for Austin, TX.
Reporting to Mood Media’s CEO, Malcolm McRoberts, the General Counsel will serve as the principal legal officer of the Company, with overall responsibility for the vision and leadership of its legal strategy and services and the management of legal risk throughout the organization. A member of the Company’s senior management team, the General Counsel will serve as legal counsel and strategic advisor to the Company’s leadership team and will manage all aspects of the legal function, including licensing, IP management, franchise, partnerships, customer contracts, risk management, compliance, and government relations. In addition, the General Counsel will be responsible for attracting and retaining a high performing, business-focused legal team and will foster an ethical business culture through risk management and compliance.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of fifteen (15) years of broad-based corporate legal experience dealing with a variety of sophisticated legal issues. Law firm training required; prior in-house experience, including ideally team management, is strongly preferred. Experience in the marketing, entertainment, and/or experience design industries will be considered an advantage. Some experience with sophisticated licensing matters and practicing law in the technology industry is also preferred.
Interested candidates, please submit your resume to Casey Gordon and Faiyaz Hussain.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
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