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General Commercial/Contracts, Mergers/Acquisitions, Technology
We are conducting an exclusive search for a very dynamic and financially stable company who is seeking a General Counsel for its office located in Los Angeles County.
Our client is an industry leader that is in an active acquisition mode. This position offers an opportunity to work in a fast-paced, collegial environment, and provide legal advice across the organization, and to work closely with the company's executive team.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead the Company’s legal department
Manage junior attorney(s)
Provide legal services to the Company’s business units
Oversee the drafting, negotiating, analyzing and review of miscellaneous business contracts/agreements
Advise internal clients about legal risks, negotiation strategies and propose courses of action to mitigate risk
Assist in Intellectual Property compliance and general litigation matters
Oversee assigned legal projects
Admission to California Bar is mandatory
Solid m&a experience is mandatory
Experience drafting, analyzing and negotiating technology and other service contracts
Experience servicing international businesses and interacting with international client’s customers
Experience as a member/leader of an internal cross-functional team
Demonstrated leadership in leading/managing a legal department
Background as in-house counsel in a technology company a plus
Stable work history required
Local candidates preferred
Analytical, problem solving, business judgment and strategic thinking skills all with a strong attention to detail
Ability to work with various departments and levels of employees both as a team member and lead
Strong ability to independently manage heavy workloads to meet company deadlines while achieving business and risk management objectives
Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and organizational skills
Ability to self-motivate and be pro-active as well as mentor individuals and junior attorney(s)
Ability to drive and manage change throughout the Company
Project Management experience
Ability to clearly and consistently communicate priorities and strategic direction and to provides regular feedback process to leverage ongoing learning
Outstanding commitment to customer service and quality
Qualified candidates, please forward your resume ASAP in word.doc format to Sharon E. Gerber, Esq. by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please reference: "GENERAL COUNSEL-LOS ANGELES COUNTY” in the subject line of your resume submission.
Unfortunately, due to the anticipated volume of resumes, we are often unable to respond to each candidate. We will contact you IF your background is a fit prior to submitting your resume.