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General Commercial/Contracts, Multinational Business, Transactions
MLA has been exclusively retained by Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) to conduct a search for an Associate General Counsel, Aviation, Regulatory and M&A position.
Company: Panasonic designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and installs customized in-flight entertainment and communications solutions to airlines worldwide. Panasonic Avionics strives to continually strengthen the connections between the world’s airlines and their passengers. They do so by creating innovative products and customizing with reliable systems and quality customer care.
Position: Panasonic is seeking a seasoned attorney with an extremely strong transactional and aviation background to negotiate and close complex commercial (and international) transactions, including M&A, strategic partnerships, and key commercial agreements with new customers. Lead legal support for Aviation and Regulatory related matters. Lead and provide direction for team of specialist Senior Counsel(s) and subsidiary legal leaders. Act as Panasonic’s primary antitrust and customs attorney. Interface at a senior level to plan and support process and communications cross-functionally. Develop and support long term planning and strategic vision of the group.
Experience: 10+ years of relevant legal experience, including large law firm experience and experience practicing in-house at an aviation related company. Active membership in at least one U.S. state bar and/or ability to apply for a full California bar license.
Location: Lake Forest, CA (Orange County)
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: O-2789380
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