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Our client, SLM Corporation (“Sallie Mae”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Director, Associate General Counsel to be located in either its Newark, DE headquarters or its Reston, VA location.
Organization: Sallie Mae is the nation's leading saving, planning, and paying for college company. It has made a difference in students’ and families’ lives, helping more than 35 million customers pay for college. There is no single way to achieve this task, so Sallie Mae provides a range of products to help families, whether college is a long way off or right around the corner. Those products and services include private education loans (i.e. non-governmental loans), scholarship search tools, college financial planning tools, and online retail banking.
Compensation: Competitive base, bonus, and equity commensurate with experience.
Experience: 8+ years of legal experience in private practice and/or as in-house corporate legal counsel; Experience in the areas of executive compensation, SEC reporting, and general corporate governance matters is required.
Location: Newark, DE or Reston, VA.
Relocation: Local candidates strongly preferred.
Bar Admission: Must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
Please submit resumes to the attention of Deborah Ben-Canaan and Edina Beasley via email to: SallieMaeAGC@mlaglobal.com. No phone calls please.
Internal Number: O-2030433
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