Overview: Asbury Automotive is seeking a Senior Counsel – Litigation to fill a newly created role to meet the litigation needs of the Company. Reporting to the Vice President, Associate General Counsel, the Senior Counsel - Litigation will partner directly with Company corporate and field personnel to provide advice and legal support in connection with consumer disputes and regulatory inquiries. This role will be an integral member of a highly respected legal team tasked with providing efficient and effective legal support to the Company on a range of issues including, but not limited to, consumer disputes, the Truth in Lending Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and state laws pertaining to consumer finance, fair lending practices and privacy concerns.
Company: Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. is one of the largest automotive retailers in the United States, with 2021 revenue of $9.8 billion and projected 2022 annual revenue of $16 billion. Asbury is a publicly-traded company and part of the FORTUNE 500. Built through a combination of organic growth and a series of strategic acquisitions, Asbury currently operates 148 new vehicle dealerships across the United States, encompassing 198 franchises representing 31 different brands of American, European, and Asian automobiles. To learn more visit: www.asburyauto.com.
Experience: A minimum of 6+ years of legal experience focused on consumer litigation and disputes, with an emphasis on retail transactions and contract and warranty laws.
Location: Duluth, GA (northeast suburbs of Atlanta).
Relocation: Local candidates are strongly preferred.
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