The Perseus Operating Group (Perseus), a division of Constellation Software, Inc. (TSX:CSU, CSI), has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a General Counsel to be located in its Baltimore, Maryland office. Perseus is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will cause delays.
Overview: The general counsel will be Perseus’s first full-time lawyer and will report to the CFO of Perseus. The role offers the opportunity to join a growing international conglomerate and to be a catalyst for improvement. The general counsel should have a experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), general corporate matters, and be willing to learn to handle labor and employment and other legal issues. The general counsel will collaborate with resources in a variety of time zones.
Firm: Perseus is a provider of software solutions to a number of vertical markets. As an operating group of Constellation Software Inc., Perseus acquires, manages, and builds software businesses that provide specialized, mission-critical software solutions. Perseus companies seek to become leaders in their markets by improving their operations, growing through organic initiatives, and seeking acquisitions that can strengthen their market position.
Location: Baltimore, MD. Local candidates (Baltimore region) are preferred.
Compensation: Competitive base and bonus commensurate with experience.
Experience: 5-10 years of corporate, M&A and transactional law experience at a leading law firm. The successful candidate will provide legal support for Perseus’ extensive M&A activities and will also take the lead on other legal matters, including employment law, data privacy, data security, commercial contracts, corporate matters, litigation, intellectual property, compliance and managing outside counsel.
Bar: Maryland Bar admission preferred. Admisison to one state bar required.
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