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General Commercial/Contracts, Mergers/Acquisitions, Transactions
The Freeman Company (“Freeman” or “Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Assistant General Counsel – Contracts & Commercial Transactions to be located in Dallas, Texas. Freeman is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates, please send your resume in Word format to FreemanAGC@MLAGlobal.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to Freeman will be rerouted to MLA, thus delay consideration of your candidacy.
Company Overview: The world’s leading brands rely on Freeman to develop meaningful relationships with its customers through powerful brand experiences. It incorporates the power of integrated digital technology into live events to move markets, connect people, support growth, and generate revenues for organizations. Based in Dallas, Texas, Freeman is a family-owned global company with 90+ locations worldwide and over 7,000 employees. Its comprehensive solutions include strategy, creative, logistics, digital solutions, and event technology. Freeman has been a recognized industry leader in the event design, planning and marketing space for 90 years and credits its collaborative culture and intuitive knowledge, as well as its global perspective and personalized approach, for its success. It places a unique focus on customer service, along with an unyielding commitment to its values—Integrity, Empathy, Innovation, Enthusiasm, Performance Excellence, and Collaboration—which have led to numerous awards in the industry.
Position: Reporting directly to the Deputy General Counsel, the Assistant General Counsel – Contracts & Commercial Transactions will be a part of a 4 person, growing legal team supporting Freeman’s core business of event planning and logistics, as well as its businesses providing brand activation and investment services. Freeman has a 10-year strategic plan that will provide this position growth opportunities both in terms of sophisticated transactions and expansion of duties within the legal department.
Experience: Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school is required. Active membership and in good standing in a state bar is required. 12-15 years’ experience in a law firm or in-house corporate legal department with significant responsibility and hands-on experience drafting and negotiating a wide array of contracts and handling sophisticated M&A transactions. Global experience is preferred.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package consisting of a base salary and bonus.
Location: Dallas, Texas.
Relocation Benefits: No, local candidates preferred.
Internal Number: O-2744829
About The Freeman Company
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.