Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by The Home Depot, Inc. (Company) to conduct a search for a Senior Corporate Counsel – Corporate & Securities.
Overview: Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, the Senior Corporate Counsel – Securities represents the Company in securities and corporate finance matters as well as mergers and acquisitions. The Counsel supports the AGC with all filings with the SEC, securities matters and offerings, corporate governance and board issues, treasury matters, subsidiary management, and M&A activity. S/he will also provide regulatory and compliance counseling with respect to many substantive areas including federal securities laws, stock exchange requirements, and state corporate laws, and will support a broad array of internal business clients, including investor relations, financial reporting, stock administration, public relations, treasury, and strategic business development.
Company: The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement retailer with nearly 400,000 employees and more than 2,200 stores in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The typical store today averages 105,000 square feet of indoor retail space, interconnected with an e-commerce business that offers more than one million products for the DIY customer, professional contractors, and the industry’s largest installation business for the Do-It-For-Me customer.
Compensation:Competitive compensation package.
Experience: 8+ years of legal experience, with a preference for prior experience as in-house counsel. The ideal candidate will have experience in SEC and securities, corporate governance, M&A, and regulatory and compliance matters.
Bar: Admittance to at least one U.S. State Bar.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa 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. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong,London and Tokyo MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and have been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.
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