The International Council of Shopping Centers has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Vice President & General Counsel to be located in New York, NY. The International Council of Shopping Centers is an equal opportunity employer.
COMPANY: The International Council of Shopping Centers is a global trade association founded in Chicago in 1957 serving the retail real estate industry with over 70,000 members in 100 countries. Their mission is to ensure the retail real estate industry is broadly recognized for the integral role it plays in the social, civic and economic vibrancy of communities across the globe.
POSITION: Vice President & General Counsel
OVERVIEW: The General Counsel, with the support of a paralegal, will handle all legal matters relating to ICSC & affiliated entity activity (e.g., international operations, ICSC Foundation, ICSC PAC). He/she will provide legal advice and manage business risk for the CEO and business units. Also draft, review & maintain all commercial contracts; advise on employment matters (agreements, handbooks, policies, investigations etc); oversee corporate governance and serve as corporate secretary (attending meetings, prepare minutes, bylaws, proxies etc.). He/she will also maintain IP interests, support government relations efforts and oversee litigation.
LOCATION: Midtown Manhattan, New York
RELOS: Local candidates preferred
EXPERIENCE: The ideal candidate would have 10+ years of general corporate and commercial legal experience; with prior in-house experience (membership organization, non-profit or events management experience is helpful). He/she must be diplomatic, have customer service orientation and a polished, confident demeanor. He/she must have excellent writing and editing skills and be an accomplished public speaker.
Internal Number: 281060
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