Boardriders, Inc. (“Boardriders” or the “Company”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for a General Counsel to be located in Huntington Beach, California. Boardriders is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send a resume (in MS Word) to Deb Ben-Canaan and Margot Jackson at BoardridersGC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact Boardriders directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Company Overview: Boardriders, Inc. is a leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. Boardriders’ brands represent a casual lifestyle for young-minded people who are inspired by a passion for action sports. Boardriders’ Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow, and skate.
Position Overview: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”), the General Counsel will serve as a key legal advisor to the CEO and company leadership and will be responsible for providing strategic legal and business advice in various areas, including business development initiatives, labor and employment, commercial contracts, marketing, litigation management, risk management and corporate governance, among others.
Compensation: Base, bonus, and LTI as well as benefits and brand discounts.
Location: Huntington Beach, California.
Experience: 10+ years of relevant experience, including experience gained in-house. Experience with commercial contracts, employment, litigation management and intellectual property required.
Relos: Local candidates are strongly preferred.
Bar: California Bar or member in good standing of at least one State Bar.
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