Overview: HomeServe USA Corp. seeks to hire a Deputy General Counsel based in Norwalk, Connecticut. The primary responsibility of this position will be leading M&A and Commercial Transactions but will also involve a wide range of other legal matters. This role will report directly to the General Counsel.
Company: HomeServe USA Corp. is a wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServe PLC, a dynamic entrepreneurial UK-headquartered FTSE 100 company, with a market capitalization of over $5 billion, operating internationally in the provision of home repairs and improvements providing people access to trades and technology to help run their homes more easily. HomeServe PLC was founded in 1993 and today the business operates across the UK, North America, France, Spain and Japan, and has significant global expansion objectives. The Group’s revenues have grown to nearly $1.5 billion (FY2020) with 8.3 million customers and adjusted operating profit of $250 million (FY2020). In total the Group has around 7000 employees across its operating countries and other business units.
Compensation: Competitive compensation consisting of a base salary and a target annual bonus.
Location: Norwalk, CT. Possibility to work remotely several days a week.
Relocation: Local candidates preferred.
Qualifications and Experience: Candidates must have (a) at least 12 years of experience practicing as an attorney with a national or international law firm and/or in-house legal department; prior in-house experience strongly preferred; (b) experience advising on strategic M&A, investments, corporate finance and corporate transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, equity investments and financings; (c) experience drafting and negotiating other commercial contracts; and (d) strong academic credentials with a J.D. from a leading law school; admission to the CT bar or another jurisdiction with authorized In-house counsel status in CT.
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