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Our client, a leading Los Angeles-area restaurant group, has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a General Counsel to serve as its first, and likely only, internal lawyer. The ideal candidate will be a personable, self-sufficient, hard-working and communicative attorney with a minimum of 5-10 years of legal experience gained either at a reputable law firm or a combination of law firm and in-house. Exceptionally sharp and business-minded, the General Counsel will be well-versed in the drafting and negotiation of a wide array of commercial contracts, will have an operational focus and understand the legal issues confronted by a customer-facing business. This position offers immense freedom and flexibility—and the opportunity to work with an influential and successful executive team (as well as a number of attorneys at top law firms) on exciting legal and operational matters for this growing and dynamic business.
Internal Number: O-2810016
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.