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Major, Lindsey & Africa has been retained on an exclusive basis to conduct a General Counsel search to be based out of a cutting edge company's West Los Angeles, California headquarters.
Position: The company’s first in-house legal hire, the General Counsel will work closely with the executive team and will oversee all legal and risk functions for the company, including domestic and international regulatory compliance, and build out the architecture of the company’s legal department on a global basis.
Company: Our client is a rapidly growing health and wellness company engineering the future of cannabis therapy through a proprietary delivery technology.
Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Relos: Yes. Relocation assistance will be offered.
Experience: At least 15-20 years of legal experience, preferably including as General Counsel of a company in a highly regulated industry. Foundational training at an AmLaw 100 firm is preferred. The winning candidate will also boast strong business instincts, financial acumen and savvy risk assessment skills.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: O-2160224
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