Digital Realty Trust has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Global Corporate & M&A to be located in Dallas or Austin, TX offices. Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Digital Realty directly.
Overview: Reporting to the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Digital Realty Trust, Inc., this position will be responsible for the Company’s global corporate legal function, M&A and JVs.
Company: Digital Realty is a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions for customers across a variety of industry verticals. Digital Realty powers global IT strategies for companies of all sizes, enabling them to scale digital business with a fit-for-purpose data center platform that delivers a controlled, connected, and optimized network architecture designed to address data gravity
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Location: Dallas or Austin, TX
Relocation: Local candidates in Dallas or Austin are highly preferred.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least 10 plus years of experience, including both major law firm and in-house experience. Public company representation, securities laws, capital markets and financing transactions experience is required. Experience with M&A transactions is required. Experience with global transactions, including Joint Venture (JV) transactions and managing JVs, is strongly preferred. Experience managing a team of in-house attorneys and paralegals is required. General global transactional and entity management experience is preferred.
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