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Major, Lindsey & Africa has been retained to handle the Senior Counsel search for Hyatt Corporation. Hyatt is a leading global hospitality company with revenues exceeding $4.7 billion and a proud heritage of making guests feel more than welcome. Thousands of members of the Hyatt family in 60 countries strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day by providing authentic hospitality. As of September 30, 2019, the Company’s worldwide portfolio consisted of more than 900 properties across 20 brands. For more information, please visit www.hyatt.com.
This position will report to Hyatt’s Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel and provide legal support for Hyatt’s global operations group with a focus on drafting commercial contracts, providing guidance on guest issues, and supporting various business units, such as Purchasing, Sales, Marketing and IT. The position will be based at Hyatt’s headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.
The successful candidate will have at least 8 years of broad legal experience in a law firm or in-house legal department, including substantial experience with complex commercial agreements, commercial litigation, marketing, employment law and/or internal investigations. Prior experience with legal issues arising in the hospitality industry or a comparable client-facing service industry is strongly preferred.
Please send a resume in Word format and cover letter to HyattSeniorCounsel@mlaglobal.com for consideration. Please do not contact the company directly; resumes sent to the company will be routed back to MLA.
Internal Number: O-2842808
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.
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