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Ferrero U.S.A., Inc. has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Associate Legal Counsel to be located in its Parsippany, New Jersey corporate headquarters. “Ferrero,” or “the Company,” is an equal opportunity employer.
Overview: The Associate Legal Counsel’s primary role will be to provide a broad range of legal services to the Company, with a significant focus on marketing, food and regulatory law and commercial contracts. He/she will report directly to and work closely with the General Counsel and will be a business partner who will collaborate effectively across the Company.
Firm: The Ferrero Group is a private, family-owned manufacturer of branded chocolate and confectionery products and is the third largest confectionery company in the world. It was founded in 1946 in Piedmont, Italy and expanded to the US market in 1969 through its renowned product Tic Tac mints. The U.S. headquarters in Parsippany, New Jersey distributes the company’s Tic Tac® mints, Ferrero Rocher® pralines and Nutella® hazelnut spread.
Compensation: Base salary, target bonus and employee benefits
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search
Experience: 8+ years of legal experience at a leading law firm, in-house or a combination thereof. Expertise with commercial contracts and IP matters (specifically trademark protection) with knowledge of marketing, advertising and FDA regulations preferred.
Process: Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search or directly to FerreroUSACounsel@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact Ferrero directly; all resumes will be re-routed to MLA for handling, thereby delaying consideration of your candidacy.
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