Recent Placements

Aaron Consulting was the exclusive representative for the following completed assignments:

General Counsel – Midwest or Napa Valley, CA
Midwestern-based vertically integrated private company seeks a general counsel to lead the legal function and join their executive team.  Candidates should have 15+ years broad-based legal experience with multiple employers.  Position will involve real estate, general business/operations matters, financing, transactions, human resources and employment law, intellectual property and licensing, litigation, and outside counsel management.  Parent company owns well-regarded operating entities in the real estate, specialty store, restaurant, alcoholic beverage production, liquor distribution, and other sectors.  Any relevant industry experience is highly preferred.  Prior attorney supervisory and management experience is required.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with a diverse portfolio of companies and play a bigger role in a smaller environment.

Senior Counsel – Midwest
Growing distribution and logistics company seeks an attorney with 7-10+ years experience to oversee real estate and transactional matters.  Candidates must have experience negotiating and drafting industrial and warehouse leases, along with other general real estate experience.  Candidates should also have transactional experience with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.  Knowledge of bankruptcy law and licensing matters are pluses.

Senior Counsel – Midwest
North American headquarters of global specialty products distributor seeks an attorney with 5-10+ years experience in employment law to join its expanding legal team.  Candidates should have a focused employment law background with light exposure to traditional labor issues.  Position may include a small amount of executive compensation and ERISA matters.  Excellent opportunity to add value in this newly created in-house position.

Counsel – Midwest
Publicly held plastics product company seeks a junior/mid-level attorney to join its lean legal department.  Position will be responsible for matters pertaining to corporate governance and securities law issues, including required 1934 Act filings.  Secondary job function is to negotiate and draft a variety of commercial contracts.  First-rate general counsel mentor and executive team member.  Candidates should possess 4–10 years experience in relevant areas of law.

SVP, General Counsel & Secretary
Publicly held Midwestern medical device manufacturer and developer with stellar executive management team seeks an attorney with 10+ years experience to lead the corporate legal and secretarial function.  Candidates should possess a strong general corporate legal background in mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, corporate finance, securities, and corporate governance. Prior hands-on legal department management experience is preferred.   Exposure to licensing and management of intellectual property legal matters is helpful.  This position is part of the company’s Executive Team.

Intellectual Property Counsel – Massachusetts
$2+ billion publicly traded chemical/specialty materials company seeks an IP attorney with 7–10+ years legal experience to provide counsel, support and assistance in patent and technology protection/exploitation to certain company business units.  Position will direct the technology portfolio protection process from innovation identification through trade secret establishment/maintenance and patent preparation/prosecution/maintenance.  Position is located at a business unit technology center, and will be the sole attorney at this location.  Additional responsibilities will include negotiating and drafting agreements for joint development and technology exchange, and managing budget and resource allocation.  Position reports to Chief IP Counsel of company, and may require assisting in IP components of M&A activity.  Candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO and have a background in chemistry, chemical engineering, or a similar discipline.  Light travel is required.  Current or previous in-house experience is very strongly preferred.

Assistant General Counsel, Labor & Employment – MO
Publicly traded heavy industry company seeks an attorney with 8+ years experience in labor and employment law.  Position is responsible for counseling management and human resources personnel concerning labor, employment, health, safety, compensation and benefits, and contractual issues.  Position also manages general litigation and arbitration proceedings.  Additional responsibilities include negotiating and drafting commercial agreements and drafting company policies and plan documents.  Previous experience in the utility/energy industry is beneficial.  Position is open due to prior placement’s advancement within company. 

Assistant General Counsel & Assistant Secretary – MO
$3 billion publicly traded industrial company seeks an M&A and securities attorney with 6+ years experience to join its lean legal department.  This position offers a leading role as legal counsel on matters pertaining to mergers & acquisitions (55%), ’34 Act securities compliance and corporate governance (45%), and corporate finance (5%).  As lead corporate counsel, this position has significant contact with executives at the highest level of the company.  Prior experience directly counseling public company board members, especially Audit Committee and Compensation Committee members, is strongly preferred.  An undergraduate accounting degree or CPA designation is preferred.  Having an MBA or additional business experience is also helpful.  Three persons employed in this position have succeeded in becoming General Counsels of this and other peer companies.

Commercial Contracts Counsel – Midwest
Fortune 50 manufacturer seeks an attorney with 4-7+ years commercial contracting experience, dealing with large-scale service and product suppliers, to join the legal team of a growing, $8 billion division of $30 billion product group.  This position will support the senior supplier manager and an executive team in charge of maintaining, refurbishing, and repairing complex technological products.  Candidates must be experienced in negotiating and drafting a wide variety of commercial agreements.  Additional experience with contract litigation and manufacturing industry regulatory matters is a plus, as is experience handling supplier bankruptcies.  Candidates must be able to serve as the sole attorney to the division’s executive leadership, as well as function as a member of a dynamic legal team.  Graduating in the top 10% of a law school class or from a top law school is required.  This company offers exciting career growth for highly motivated individuals, and is an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to transition from a high-quality law firm career to one with an American industrial icon. 

Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer – Central Illinois
Thriving, well-established, NYSE-listed multi-billion dollar industrial products manufacturer seeks a General Counsel with 15+ years of solid experience in M&A, international, and litigation management to lead its talented legal department.  Prior employment as General Counsel or multinational Division Counsel of a publicly traded manufacturing company is preferred.  Strong boardroom and/or strategic management team experience also preferred, as is attorney management experience.  This position is listed in the company’s Proxy Statement and is a part of the company’s executive officer team.  Company is located in an attractive, family oriented smaller city. 

Corporate Counsel - MO
Major agribusiness company with $50 billion in sales seeks a commercial contracts and transactional attorney with 4+ years experience to join its legal team.  Position is responsible for negotiating and drafting a wide variety of commercial contracts and agreements, as well as handling some M&A, joint venture, and other transactional assignments.  Knowledge of commodities regulation and futures trading is a plus.

Chief Counsel, Global Trade Controls
Fortune 100 manufacturer seeks an attorney to lead its trade controls practice in Washington, D.C. office.  This newly created position is part of the Global legal affairs group and serves as the lead lawyer responsible for coordinating and managing all global trade controls matters enterprise-wide, including developing procedures and training related to import and export requirements, executing import and export transactions and licensing, monitoring for compliance, interacting with government regulatory agencies, and providing leadership on trade control strategy.  Candidates should possess 10+ years exceptional legal experience with international trade matters, trade controls, imports/exports, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and Export Administration Regulations (EAR).  Candidates should be experienced in interacting with the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).  The ideal candidate will be a leading practitioner in the trade controls community who has demonstrated a capacity for working on large-scale matters with substantial experience implanting and assessing trade control compliance efforts in the heavy manufacturing, defense, or aerospace industries.

Assistant Corporate Secretary – Chicago
One of the nation’s most well-respected Fortune 50 corporate headquarters, based in a major league city, seeks an attorney to join its extraordinary legal team.  This position serves as the chief corporate governance and securities counsel for the company.  As the company’s legal expert, candidates must possess a minimum of 10 years exceptional experience on matters pertaining to all facets of ’34 Act and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.  Candidates must have experience directly counseling Board and Executive Team members on these matters.  Experience must include preparing and filing annual and quarterly reports, proxy statements, earnings releases and other reporting obligations.  Prior Fortune 250-level corporate boardroom exposure is strongly preferred, as is experience providing counsel on corporate officer compensation issues.

Counsel – Pacific Northwest
Fortune 50 industrial manufacturer seeks an attorney with 8–20+ years experience to support its major commercial products business.  Position is responsible for large-scale, often global commercial transactions, resolving issues arising from international legal work, and assisting with follow-up product support within the group.  Candidates should possess in-depth sophisticated commercial transactional experience, and have some exposure to or familiarity with export issues, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and offset agreements.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a great legal team.  Position is open due to internal promotion.

Chief Counsel, M&A – Chicago
Fortune 50 company seeks a highly experienced Mergers & Acquisitions attorney to join its legal team at its corporate headquarters and lead the M&A function for the legal department.  Qualified candidates will possess 10+ years experience being in the center of multi-billion dollar transactions of significant complexity, and also be very experience in finance matters.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting employer in an exciting industry.

Counsel – Missouri
Publicly traded national provider of healthcare services seeks an attorney to manage Medicare appeals process.  Candidates should possess 3+ years experience with Medicare appeals, either as the payee or payer, and be able to manage a high volume caseload.  Additional medical education or training is helpful, and familiarity with skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation facilities, and long-term acute care hospitals is beneficial.

Assistant General Counsel – Texas
Multi-billion dollar wholly owned subsidiary of Fortune 50 international manufacturer seeks an attorney with 10+ years experience to join and assist in managing its lean legal department.  Primarily responsible for negotiating contracts as well as providing counsel on matters pertaining to business strategy for global wholesale parts operations.  Candidates must possess extensive commercial contract negotiating experience, dealing with drafting small and large, short-term and long-term supply and procurement agreements.  Additional exposure to employment law, sophisticated transactions similar to M&A, export controls, antitrust, and EU concerns is a plus.  Some prior business experience or experience on a strategic lean business team highly preferred.  Previous attorney supervisory experience is a plus.  Exposure to sophisticated high technology or aerospace products is a plus.  This opportunity provides upward mobility within the organization for the right candidate.

IT Counsel – Washington
Major high technology manufacturer seeks an attorney with 8+ years experience to grow its Information Technology legal practice.  Candidates should have experience with electronic access agreements, privacy and security issues and regulations (personally identifiable information), technology licensing, VoIP, and basic intellectual property transactions.  Knowledge of export laws and EU Safe Harbor Privacy Rules is helpful.  Company possesses one of the largest non-governmental intranets in the world.  This is a great opportunity for a motivated attorney to grow and develop this position and make it their own.

Corporate Counsel – Indiana
Privately held manufacturer headquartered in North Central Indiana has created an opportunity for a second attorney to join its company.  The person selected will have 5+ years legal experience and will handle a wide variety of day-to-day legal matters including general commercial litigation management pertaining to product liability and warranties, commercial contracts, intellectual property, employment and corporate governance.  Person will also be directly involved in business matters, including litigation prevention, contract negotiations and policy formation.  Strong preference for candidates with some knowledge of manufacturing-related legal issues and strength in handling broad-based litigation. Position will report to the General Counsel.  This family run, team-oriented company offers stability, professional growth, and highly competitive compensation for the right candidate.

S.V.P., General Counsel & Corporate Secretary – Midwest
Well-regarded, NYSE-listed healthcare provider seeks an attorney to lead its legal department and serve on the Executive Management Committee. Executive hired will provide legal advice on company strategies, manage the internal legal function, retain and manage outside counsel, and have legal oversight of business transactions (including acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures). Candidates should possess 14+ years corporate legal experience with an emphasis on corporate transactions, securities, operations, and litigation management.  Prior employment as Chief Legal Officer with strong boardroom experience preferred. Experience with SEC, NYSE, and Sarbanes-Oxley and related regulations, along with corporate governance experience with a public company board of directors, is required. Company will also consider candidates with prior CLO experience with regional and national healthcare providers.

Chief Counsel, Environmental, Health & Safety – Northwest
Fortune 50 manufacturer seeks an executive attorney with a minimum of 15 years experience to be the lead lawyer supporting Environmental, Health & Safety activities and manage the supporting law practice. Position is responsible for oversight of the full range of federal and state environmental, health and safety legal issues—including managing related internal litigation and outside counsel—for a company with multiple U.S. manufacturing and office sites and some international sites. This position is also responsible for personnel and administrative management of the EHS legal team, including work assignment and distribution, oversight and guidance, and attorney development and hiring. A background in business and commercial contract issues related to environmental, health and safety law is required.

Assistant General Counsel – Chicago
Growing, well-regarded, privately held real estate developer and property manager with relationships with national and regional retailers seeks a real estate attorney with 4–12+ years experience to negotiate, draft and review a wide variety of real estate contracts and transactions, including leasing and related documents. Development projects are both retail and residential in nature, while leasing work is 100% retail.  Company seeks a great team player who enjoys making significant contributions within a comfortable work environment.

Counsel – Pacific Northwest
Major complex high technology manufacturer seeks an attorney to support its multinational government and commercial sales programs, along with new business opportunities. Candidates should possess at least 5+ years experience in sophisticated business transactions, including multinational government contracts and large scale domestic and international commercial manufacturing agreements. Position requires previous experience in litigating or drafting and negotiating U.S. government contracts valued in excess of $100 million.  Exposure to export compliance, intellectual property and risk management is a plus but not required. This high profile global company provides ongoing career advancement opportunities in a collegial team environment.

Assistant General Counsel – Employment and Commercial Litigation
Multi-billion dollar heavy industrial manufacturer headquartered in the St. Louis area seeks an attorney to join its lean and very talented legal team. Candidates must possess 6–14+ years experience in employment/labor law and commercial litigation. Position will be responsible for corporate and operations HR counseling on a wide variety of employment regulatory and compliance issues, responding to disputes and EEOC charges, drafting non-compete, confidentiality and other agreements, and miscellaneous traditional labor issues as they arise. Position is equally responsible for managing commercial/contract litigation companywide. Exposure to ERISA is helpful.  Prior mentoring experience is preferred as this position includes staff attorney supervision. This is a fantastic career opportunity for a self-starter to take a leadership role and make a difference. Open due to our previously placed attorney’s promotion into an executive business position.

Corporate Counsel – Regulatory Affairs (Midwestern Major League City)
Growing central regional office of multinational utility corporation seeks their lead regulatory attorney with 5-10+ years experience in utility, regulatory, or administrative law at the state or multi-state level. All candidates must have experience negotiating and litigating rate cases and resolving other regulatory dockets. Natural gas, electricity, water, or telephone service (not cellular or cable), preferably in multiple states (including MO, IL, IN, OH and IA). Previous employment at a public service commission is preferred. Exposure to litigation, alternative dispute resolution, or arbitration is helpful. Candidates should be self-motivated and business savvy. Position is open due to growth. Retained Search.

General Counsel – Midwest
ENR 100 general contractor seeks an attorney with 10+ years progressive legal experience drafting and negotiating construction contracts, combined with construction litigation experience, to be its corporate headquarters general counsel.  Previous hands-on negotiating experience on both private and public (local, state and federal) contracts is strongly preferred.  Highly visible position reports directly to the CEO and will include very active participation on the Executive Management Team.  Position will manage commercial and claims litigation and risk management nationwide.  Additional well-rounded experience participating in M&A activities, administrative functions, labor and employment law, licensing, and corporate governance is not required but helpful.  An undergraduate engineering or construction related degree or M.B.A. is not required, though may be helpful.  Prior private practice experience is strongly preferred.  Company is located in the suburb of a major league Midwestern city.

Government Contracts – Southeast
Attorney opportunity with high-profile Fortune 100 unit.  Person will be the sole site counsel and provide government contracting and operations counsel to help develop several of the world's most interesting government contracts defense programs.  Minimum of 10 years former major defense systems experience with the military, a defense contractor, or with a government contracts practice group in a major law firm is strongly preferred.  Past experience must have an emphasis on drafting, reviewing and negotiating terms of sophisticated government contracts and not litigation experience.  Additional experience with commercial transactions (subcontracts), export compliance, international transactions, and employment law is beneficial.  Position offers extensive interaction at multiple locations with other senior business and legal executives, along with high-ranking government contracts officials.  All candidates must possess strong "executive presence".  Extremely desirable family-oriented location.  Open for a second time due to promotion of our previously placed employees with this unit.

Intellectual Property Counsel – Virginia
Fortune 50 industrial corporation seeks an IP attorney with 10+ years transactional and heavy data rights experience to provide legal advice and support to its major defense group.  Position will advise business leaders, and prepare and negotiate intellectual property provisions and agreements concerning a broad range of government, commercial, and international transactions involving some of the world’s most sophisticated uses of cutting-edge technology.  Such transactions will include government contracts, subcontracts, license agreements, mergers & acquisitions, teaming and joint development agreements, software agreements, firewall and proprietary information protection procedures, non-disclosure agreements, infringement investigations, and product clearances.  Candidates should possess a diverse IP background with a proven track record involving U.S.government contracting and data rights, as well as commercial and international transactions.  Exposure to export compliance would be helpful.  Previous in-house experience a plus, as is former military/defense agency experience.  Must qualify as a U.S. person and be able to obtain a top secret security clearance.  Position is located in the metropolitan Washington , D.C.area.

Government Contracts Counsel – Midwest
Major defense contractor seeks senior attorney with 10+ years legal experience to advise on the formation, execution, and administration of complex weapon system prime contracts, teaming agreements, and other contractual arrangements.  Substantial experience in government contracting and procurement is required. Commercial and international contract experience is also desired.  Exposure to export compliance and government data rights is helpful.  Previous in-house experience or military/defense agency employment is a plus.  Position offers significant participation on and counsel to multiple internal management teams, leading and supporting several multi-billion dollar defense programs.  Ideal candidate will be available for numerous significant advancement opportunities developing within the company in 5-10 years.  Diversity candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

V.P., Risk Management – North Central (not Chicago)
Prominent 100+ year old health insurer seeks attorney with 7 – 15+ years of experience to manage and direct litigation as it relates to operations, regulatory affairs, and administration.  Position will interact with internal and outside litigation counsel to develop litigation strategy and watch for national trends in litigation (must be able to see the big picture).  Person hired will provide litigation counsel to operations areas such as underwriting, claims management, customer support, medical management and the medical director’s office and be responsible for various administrative duties, including reporting, monitoring and planning.  Person will also provide technical health/insurance regulatory counsel and train and coach others to do so.  Candidates must possess first-chair or strong second-chair litigation defense experience in state and federal courts.  Knowledge of federal health/insurance regulations, such as HIPAA, ERISA, COBRA, is preferred, but experience in a different heavily regulated industry, such as telecom or medical/pharma products, is acceptable.  A background in healthcare is helpful.  Candidates must be excellent team players and communicators, as this position requires frequent communication with different levels of management and multiple departments.  Company is an excellent corporate citizen and has a highly desirable corporate culture.  Retained search.

Intellectual Property Counsel – Pacific Northwest
Major established high technology manufacturer seeks an IP attorney with 10-15+ years experience to support a growing commercial unit that is part of a massive commercial manufacturing and development group.  The position is responsible for providing support and leadership in the areas of IP licensing, digital data rights, drafting, reviewing and negotiating IP provisions related to supplier, customer, partner and merger and acquisition agreements, IP litigation support, and investigative support on IP infringement allegations.  Experience with electronic commerce is also desirable.  This position does not involve any direct preparation, prosecution, or management of patents and trademarks.  An undergraduate degree in electrical or computer engineering is preferred.  Diversity candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.  Position is part of a lean legal department, offering high visibility throughout this state-of-the-technical-arts entrepreneurial unit and strong potential for advancement via succession planning throughout the company.  Very exciting.

Senior Counsel - Southeast
Attorney opportunity with high-profile Fortune 100 unit. Person will act as lead counsel on one of the world's most interesting government contracts defense programs.  Minimum of 10 years former major defense systems experience with the military, a defense contractor, or with a government contracts practice group in a major law firm is required.  Preference for candidates with some in-house contracts experience.  Position offers extensive interaction at multiple locations with other senior business and legal executives, along with high-ranking government contracts officials.  All candidates must possess strong "executive presence".  Extremely desirable family-oriented location.  Open due to promotion of our previously placed employee with this unit.

Senior Counsel – Upper Midwest
$1.8 billion defense contractor seeks lead division counsel for a $600 million government contracts unit with multiple facilities employing 1,800 people.  Candidates must possess 8–15+ years experience with a heavy emphasis on government contracting and procurement, including deal structuring and negotiating and drafting innovative sole source contracts, teaming agreements, some international sales and import/export control.  Working knowledge of employment and labor law is necessary for mostly day-to-day counseling of employment matters.  Position will also be responsible for unit's litigation management and environmental legal issues.  Position responsibilities will include supervision of two government contract attorneys and is a direct report to the Corporate General Counsel.  This well-managed company has a history of profitability.  Division is based in a very attractive major league city.  Retained search.

Counsel – Mid-Atlantic
Multi-billion dollar defense contractor seeks attorney for a $550 million government contracts unit with multiple facilities employing 2,600 people.  Candidates must possess 5-12+ years experience with a heavy emphasis on government contracting and procurement, including deal structuring and negotiating international (FMS, FMF, and direct foreign government sales) and domestic contracts, as well as drafting sole source contracts and teaming agreements.  Working knowledge of employment and labor law, import/export control, commercial contracts, environmental law, and government and commercial litigation will be useful, but not required.  Position will be the sole direct report to the unit's division counsel.  Position is located at the division's headquarters, which is based in a very attractive rural area with excellent public schools, no more than one or two hours' drive from several major Mid-Atlantic cities.  Retained search.

Assistant General Counsel — Iowa
$18 billion financial services corporation seeks an attorney with a minimum of five years of legal experience to work in its cutting edge Life Insurance Group’s lean legal department.  Fifty percent of responsibilities will include negotiating and drafting a wide variety of contracts, including stock and asset purchase agreements as well as agent-oriented agreements.  Remaining half of position will involve supporting Group internal clients, 10,000+ agents and 350,000+ policyholders, including answering policyholder and agent questions and dispute resolution.  Also, this position may involve up to 30% litigation management, depending on candidate’s background and experience.  This growing Forbes 500 company is very lawyer-friendly and offers business career potential.  Position will report to the Group General Counsel, a person we placed with the company at this level.  Experience in the financial services industry is not required.  We have a retained exclusive arrangement with this client.

Environmental Counsel – Midwest
Major Forbes 100 corporate headquarters seeks a well-rounded environmental and operations attorney with 5-15+ years experience to join their lean legal department.  Candidates must possess a minimum of 5+ years in-house experience specifically with a bulk chemical manufacturer, steel producer, petrochemical/oil refinery company, or other heavy industrial manufacturing process employer.  Superior client communications skills will be required in this leadership position involving lead contact on all operations contractual and environmental legal issues, including participation on operations business teams.  Corporate executive management has an outstanding reputation in their industry.

Telecom - Wisconsin
Major publicly traded telecommunications company seeks a regional attorney with a minimum of 4+ years telecom experience to primarily be responsible for creating a multi-state CLEC, receiving certification to provide services in various states, and negotiating required third-party agreements.  Qualified candidates must have experience negotiating and reviewing interconnection agreements, certification applications and certification changes for a Public Utilities Commission, and be well versed in the Telecommunications Act of 1996.  Position will help establish a cutting-edge entity with voice-over-internet protocol technology.  Exceptionally well capitalized company.  Newly created position reports to Vice President, Regulatory and Telephony attorney, whom we also placed.

Senior Counsel - Midwest
Lean-and-friendly, very profitable, multibillion dollar manufacturing company seeks the primary attorney to assist the Chief Counsel in multi-group contractual matters pertaining to operations, international, e-commerce, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust and trade practices legal activities.  Candidates should possess 5+ years legal experience, preferably with some previous in-house legal employment.

Group IP Managing Counsel – Southern California
Major complex high technology product manufacturer seeks an intellectual property attorney with 15++ years experience involving attorney management and high level, broad-based IP client counseling.  Previous in-house attorney supervisory experience and IP department management with a manufacturer/technology company is required.  Highly visible position reports to the Corporate Headquarters Chief Patent Counsel and local Group V.P., General Counsel.  Massive yet expanding Group has numerous internationally prominent projects and products.  Qualified candidates will have demonstrated IP leadership, an ability to focus on the “big picture,” and possess strong interpersonal skills.  Technical background in electronics desirable.  Candidates will be required to become a member of the California Bar.

Government Contract Litigator - Midwest
Multi-billion dollar manufacturing group seeks a government contract litigator with a minimum of six+ years experience involving complex government contract disputes and related litigation, including bid protests, qui tam and white collar criminal matters.  Responsibilities involve preventive litigation processes, dispute resolution, and case management.  Must have prior employment with a large law firm and/or the Armed Services involving prime contractor or major subcontractor litigation.  Open due to internal promotion.  This is a rare and stellar in-house opportunity for the uniquely qualified candidate.

V.P. - Regulatory & Telephony
Exceptional growth opportunity in the headquarters of a large publicly traded cable company based in a major league Midwestern city.   Qualified candidates must have a minimum of eight years experience specifically handling FCC cable regulatory matters, including extensive working knowledge of FCC rules and regulations related to network non-duplication protection, syndicated exclusivity, commercial leased access, cable rate regulation, must carry, retransmission consent and open video systems.  Familiarity with interconnection agreements, local right-of-way ordinances and pole attachment matters is also required.  Executive hired will be the lead advisor to the general counsel and other executives on legal issues related to federal, state, and local telecommunications laws and regulations including the Cable Act of 1984, as amended, and the Telecommunications Act of 1996.  In addition to the aforementioned areas of responsibility, person will respond to inquiries from federal and state regulatory groups, including the FCC, and will also provide functional advice or training on regulatory matters to less experienced attorneys.  Casual dress code in a stimulating, team-oriented career environment.  Client wants to fill this newly created position ASAP.

Attorney - Midwest
Mega-billion dollar financial services company seeks an entry-level commercial lending attorney to join its medium-sized legal department.  Position will be responsible for negotiating and drafting a large volume of UCC contracts.  Extensive client contact.  Ideal candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of experience with asset-based or inventory-based lending representing major lenders, retailers or manufacturers in their commercial finance transactions.  Some familiarity with bankruptcy law is helpful.  Company is based in a suburban setting of an attractive major league city.

Procurement Counsel - Midwest
$10 billion division of a Fortune 50 company seeks lead counsel with 7-10+ years experience to advise on, negotiate and draft commercial and government subcontracts. Principal client is the V.P. - Procurement.  Involves some offset work. International contracts experience is a plus.  Some previous experience with government contracts is required.  Position has an excellent track record for advancement.

V.P., Regional Legal & Public Affairs - Southwest
Newly acquired division created this outstanding legal, legislative and public affairs career opportunity with expanding nationwide managed care provider and health insurer.  Candidates should have at least 15 years of healthcare industry-related legal experience, plus several years supervising professional management.  In addition to very general health law responsibilities, this executive will supervise four directors responsible for risk management, government affairs, compliance and public affairs.  Position reports to the President of the Region.

Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel - West Coast
One of the nation's largest companies seeks a seasoned executive attorney to lead the corporation's legal activities involving M&A, Corporate Finance and Securities.  This opportunity offers a prominent executive position with a wide variety of professional challenges, a career with one of the nation's most vital employers, and a highly sought after West Coast lifestyle.  Minimum of 15 years of experience required.

Career openings listed here were for nationwide searches. Client-requested local recruitment efforts (i.e. Los Angeles-based company seeking Los Angeles-based attorney) typically are not posted on our website.