Assistant Deputy General Counsel
Dover Corporation - Downers Grove, IL
Dover Corporation ("Dover"), a $7.0 billion Fortune 500, NYSE-listed, decentralized diversified global industrial manufacturing company with its headquarters and law department located in Downers Grove, Illinois, has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a nationwide search for an Assistant Deputy General Counsel who will report to Dover’s Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, and who will help to assure that all necessary legal requirements of Dover are being identified and addressed. The position will be based in Downers Grove, Illinois.

Dover is seeking a seasoned attorney possessing prior experience with transactional matters, preferably including a substantive background in corporate governance issues, securities, regulatory concerns, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, and a compliance function. Among other things, the Assistant Deputy General Counsel will be responsible for working with Dover’s General Counsel to manage all aspects of the global legal function and provide business-oriented legal support and recommendations to officers and other senior management at Dover.

The successful candidate will have at least 10 to 12 years’ broad-based legal experience in dealing with sophisticated legal issues in a business setting. At least a portion of this background should be with a high-quality law firm, preferably with an emphasis on transactional matters. In addition, some in-house experience at a corporation is definitely preferable.

This candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and interact effectively with clients and business leaders at all levels of the organization. Candidates must be able to respect and support the Dover decentralized operating culture, and must be able to operate in an informal working environment where doing the right thing takes precedence and where skills at building relationships are a critical success factor.

The successful candidate can expect a competitive compensation package. Please send a resume in word format and cover letter to ssinn@mlaglobal.com for consideration. Please do not contact Dover directly; resumes sent to Dover will be routed back to MLA.

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