Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been exclusively retained by UPC Insurance (Company) to conduct a search for a General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer position.
Overview:The General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer (”GC”) is responsible for leading the management of all aspects of the Company’s legal affairs, broken down into four main areas: (i) SEC compliance; (ii) capital-raising initiative; (iii) mergers and acquisitions; and (iv) general corporate legal matters, including human resources, vendor contracts, real estate, etc. The GC also serves as a member of the executive leadership team and therefore will play an integral role in helping devise and implement the strategic and operational business initiatives of the Company.
Company:UPC Insurance is a flourishing and vibrant company that focuses on writing personal and commercial property insurance in catastrophe-exposed areas. UPC is one of the fastest growing property & casualty companies in the country. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, UPC Insurance writes its business through five insurance subsidiaries, four of whom maintain an “A” (Exceptional) Financial Stability Rating from Demotech, and one of which has an “A-“ (Excellent) Financial Strength Rating from A.M. Best. Through its insurance subsidiaries, UPC writes over $1.1 billion of premium in twelve states. UPC’s vision is to be the premier provider of property insurance in catastrophe-exposed areas.
Experience:Minimum of 10 years of directly relevant legal experience; college undergraduate and law degrees required; insurance industry experience and designations helpful but not required.
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 has 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.