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Choice Hotels intersects the hospitality and franchising sectors--fueled by the power of technology.
This Senior Counsel position oversees, manages and is responsible for legal oversight of omni-channel marketing and advertising and intellectual property (including the trademark portfolio), and will advise internal clients and senior management on legal risks related to these areas and develop strategies to mitigate those risks.
This position will generally work closely with and under the guidance of the General Counsel and the Assistant General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer; however, s/he will be expected to act as a “first chair” for significant and complex marketing, advertising, and trademark matters.
The position will be expected to interact with and provide the Company’s business stakeholders with legal advice commensurate with the Company’s business objectives and strategies and therefore must possess a high degree of practical business acumen and extensive experience applying that business acumen to legal issues and risk.
Minimum of 8 years of relevant law firm and/or in-house experience. Significant prior experience in advertising and promotions is required. Experience in trademark is a plus.
Self-starter with an ability to assume "first chair" legal role in advertising and trademark.
Strong business acumen, problem solving skills, and legal judgment.
Ability to work cross-functionally with various teams.
Exceptional organizational skills.
Attention to detail.
Internal Number: R11091
About Choice Hotels International
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the world’s largest lodging companies. With more than 6,400 hotels franchised in more than 40 countries and territories, Choice represents more than 500,000 rooms around the globe. At our worldwide corporate headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, and IT center in Phoenix, Arizona, we keep those hotels humming by providing cutting-edge technology and serving as a champion for our franchisees.