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Major, Lindsey & Africa has been retained by the Dow Chemical Company to conduct a search for a Counsel – Procurement & Business Services. Dow combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture.
The Counsel – Procurement & Business Services will advise on legal issues associated with complex commercial services and outsourcing relationships, and support negotiations with third party vendors. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three to five (3 – 5) years of relevant work experience. Exposure to purchasing and/or procurement is preferred, as is multi-jurisdictional counseling experience. This role is for a strong lawyer with appropriate experience practicing with a major law firm or corporation. This attorney will function as a member of a team of dedicated professionals providing legal services to Dow’s businesses and functions from Dow’s global headquarters in Midland, Michigan, within Dow’s Business Services Legal group.
Please send a resume in Word format and cover letter to DowChemical@mlaglobal.com for consideration. Please do not contact the company directly; resumes sent to the company will be routed back to MLA.
Internal Number: 279440
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
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