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Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Interim Legal Talent group has an immediate need for a Corporate Counsel to join our clients established, and growing legal team.
Be the principal legal advisor to the B2B Networks and Automation team and the U.S. Sales and Account Development teams
Primary responsibilities include drafting contract documentation, partnering with the team on sales and contracting guidelines, marketing review and advice, and customer management and issue resolution
Provide advice and guidance on new product development, feature enhancements and any resulting legal or regulatory implications
Support strategic partnership negotiations and deals as needed
Support escalations from multiple stakeholders, including contracts management team, operational excellence, compliance or credit risk, on various issues, for example, customer disputes or issue remediation working very closely with the collections strategy and litigation teams
Collaborate closely, and develop strong relationships with, colleagues across the General Counsel’s Organization including subject matter experts in anti-trust, litigation, technology, cybersecurity and privacy
Bachelor’s degree & J.D. from a highly respected law school
Qualified to practice law in NY or eligibility to do so
6+ years of experience as an attorney with reputable, highly-rated law firms and/or companies
Excellent drafting and negotiation skills
Exceptional oral and written communication skills; fits message to audience
Demonstrable project-management and problem-solving skills; well-developed attention to detail
Ability to interpret and apply law and regulation in a practical, commonsense manner
Ability to identify and implement process improvements to enhance efficiency and productivity
Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
Excellent relationship building and influencing abilities with a collaborative work style
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.