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Corporate Generalist, Corporate Governance, General Commercial/Contracts
Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by American Tire Distributors (Company) to conduct a search for a General Counsel. Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and create delays.
Overview: The General Counsel (GC) will serve as the primary legal counsel to American Tire Distributors (ATD) and will advise its CEO, COO and other senior management. The GC will be responsible for all legal affairs for ATD, including corporate governance, commercial contracts, litigation, compliance programs and human resources. GC candidates must have expertise in the following areas: business transactions, contract negotiation and drafting, labor and employment, and other commercial matters.
Company: ATD is one of the largest independent tire wholesalers in the North America. Its offerings include flagship brands Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear, Pirelli, and Michelin, as well as budget brands and private-label tires. ATD also markets custom wheels and tire service equipment. Its network of 140-plus distribution centers serve independent tire dealers, retail chains, and auto service centers in more than 40 US states and now Canada. The company is owned by private equity firm TPG Capital.
Compensation: Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
Experience: 10+ years of relevant legal experience including serving as a General Counsel in a similarly-sized or larger company. Experience with corporate transactions, corporate governance, complex commercial transactions, litigation management, and employment is required. A combination of law firm and in-house experience is preferred.
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) 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. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal... professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Committed to providing full service in response to the talent needs of its clients, MLA also provides executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate 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 Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. To learn more about MLA, visit www.mlaglobal.com. To learn more about Allegis Partners, visit www.allegis-partners.com