Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by AssuredPartners Inc. (AssuredPartners or Company) to conduct a search for an Associate Counsel – M&A. Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send a resume (in MS Word) to Deb Ben-Canaan and Christie Babinski at APACMA@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and create delays.
Company Overview: AssuredPartners is a national independent insurance agency that routinely closes over 50 complex business transactions every year. They have exceeded more than $1 billion in revenue since their founding in 2011 and now have offices in 38 states and two countries. Led by a team with more than 55 years of insurance experience, AssuredPartners has the in-depth knowledge, strong carrier relationships, and a vast network of industry pros and resources to deliver innovative products and solutions that are customized to their clients’ precise needs. AssuredPartners is the 12th largest broker of U.S. business as ranked by Business Insurance (based on 2018 revenue).
Position Overview: The Associate Counsel – M&A will work with the Company’s senior-most executives and a top-tier team of senior attorneys, corporate paralegals, finance/accounting professionals, and insurance brokerage business leaders to execute acquisitions and divestitures of small and mid-sized insurance agencies. Transactions range from several million in value to over $200 million. This attorney will perform all legal functions in connection with the transaction process, including reviewing, drafting, and negotiating transaction documents, performing legal due diligence, advising and counseling business leaders on transactional issues, and facilitating closings.
Experience: 2+ years of corporate legal experience focusing on M&A working as an associate a regional or national law firm, in-house counsel, or a combination of both.
Compensation: Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
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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.