Confidential Company (“Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a General Counsel to be located in its Southern California Headquarters.
Overview: The General Counsel will be responsible for providing legal support for all aspects of the Company’s operations. This position will work closely with the senior management, all other levels of the organization and outside counsel to advise on and manage legal affairs on a broad range of issues including contracts, commercial transactions, M&A, antitrust, intellectual property, marketing, privacy, regulatory compliance, procurement/supply, logistics, manufacturing, distribution, corporate governance, labor and employment, and compliance with applicable regulations and best practices.
Location: Southern California.
Relocation: Local candidates are preferred.
Experience: At least 10 years' experience as a corporate attorney handling corporate, general commercial, finance, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Prior in-house experience is required, as well as prior training at a top law firm is preferred. Responsibilities will involve issues impacting the Company’s day-to-day activities as well as its goals and long-term strategies. The General Counsel also will be responsible for maintaining and/or developing and implementing various policies, procedures, and processes, including global compliance policies and associated training programs. Experience in areas of intellectual property, particularly in intellectual property strategy (development & protection) and intellectual property litigation, is preferred.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to the recruiters managing this search, Joanna Herman and Dick Gordon at SoCalGC@mlaglobal.com.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
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