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Regional General Counsel-Northern and Central Latin America
The PeterSan Group
June 11, 2018
Full Time - General Counsel
10+ years experience
Compliance, Corporate Generalist
Our client, a dynamic technology driven Fortune 500 company, is seeking an experienced attorney who will be responsible for legal activities in Central and Northern Latin America, as well as the Caribbean. This position, to be based in Mexico City, provides general commercial, corporate governance and compliance advice to the regional businesses, manages outside counsel, and is a member of the regional business leadership teams.
Responsibilities for this role will include the following:
Resolve complex legal matters (compliance, commercial, regulatory, litigation, labor, real estate, and other fields)
Advise on critical strategic matters such as risks and opportunities posed by potential transactions.
Negotiate, review and draft a broad range of commercial agreements, including supply and sales agreements, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.
Drive culture of compliance including training and have oversight for compliance matters in the region.
Identify and manage outside counsel and secondments
Support government relations and key business pursuits as needed
Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:
-At least 12 years experience with a major law firm and corporation.
-Broad based corporate and transactional experience.
-Spanish fluency is essential; Portuguese strongly preferred.
-Excellent oral and written communications.
-Must be a doer, willing to roll up their sleeves and dig into issues at all levels in the organization.
-Exceptional business acumen as well as legal expertise.
Additional Salary Information: A strong compensation package will be offered.
About The PeterSan Group
In 1994, Sandrea Friedman, Peter Goldfeder and Peter Gosule founded The PeterSan Group, one of the nation’s premier legal search and consulting firms. We are a full service legal search firm, placing attorneys in all facets of the legal market. Our team of experienced legal search consultants services all our clients’ hiring needs in a professional and timely manner.
We work closely with our clients to establish a comprehensive understanding of the particular needs of every search. We then conduct each search in a highly confidential and professional manner. Our comprehensive and state-of-the-art database enables us to efficiently match the most qualified attorneys for each search. For attorneys, that means we provide individualized attention and offer career alternatives that make sense for that person’s particular goals. For employers, that means we will introduce a select group of attorneys who are truly what you’re looking for.
The PeterSan Group has unmatched depth in in-house placement. From General Counsel, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Chief Compliance Counsel, and Heads of Corporate and Litigation to more junior searches, we have helped hundreds of attorne...ys make the transition to in-house practice.
Searches are conducted on a retainer or contingency fee basis. Our clients include leading law firms worldwide as well as financial institutions, investment banks, consumer product, aerospace, chemical, healthcare, pharmaceutical, entertainment, new media, and other Fortune 500 companies.