Major Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by Ashton Woods Homes (Company) to conduct a search for a Corporate Counsel. Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes will be routed back to MLA and create delays.
Overview: The Corporate Counsel will be responsible for, among other things, working closely with internal clients to resolve disputes with third parties, including those represented by outside counsel; guiding sound decision making by business leaders in the face of legal disputes or other risk areas; negotiating and drafting ordinary course of business and transactional real estate contracts; and managing litigation and outside counsel, as necessary or appropriate.
Company: Ashton Woods Homes is a national homebuilder headquartered in Roswell (greater Atlanta), GA. Founded in 1989, it was recognized in 2016 as the nation’s fourth largest private homebuilder, according to Builder Magazine. The Company designs, builds, and markets single-family homes and townhomes in Atlanta, Austin, Charleston, Dallas, Houston, Orlando, Phoenix, Raleigh, San Antonio, and Southwest Florida.
Compensation: Competitive compensation package.
Experience: At least 4-7+ years as a litigator, construction lawyer or transactional real estate lawyer. Broad litigation or transactional experience, including advising on business or legal disputes; drafting and negotiating agreements; identifying and analyzing areas of risk; and proposing and driving solutions in complex matters is required. Must have law firm or in-house experience, and sound judgment and business acumen.
Relos: Local candidates preferred.
Bar: Member in good standing in one or more jurisdictions.
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