Harbor Group International (HGI) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Chief Legal Officer. HGI is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact HGI directly; all resumes sent to HGI will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Position: The Chief Legal Officer (“CLO”) position will report to Harbor Group International’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and be an integral part of the HGI senior executive team. The CLO will oversee the legal and compliance departments and will provide legal, compliance and risk management advice to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Executive Committee and Board of Managers of HGI and its affiliates.
Organization: Harbor Group International, LLC is an international private equity real estate investment and management firm headquartered in Norfolk, VA, which controls an international portfolio of assets valued in excess of $14 billion dollars.
Experience: The successful candidate will have: (i) 15+ years of relevant experience related to private equity investment transactions (including private placements and the associated regulatory and compliance issues associated with debt and real estate transactions) as well as general corporate legal matters; (ii) familiarity with complex domestic and foreign tax issues prevalent in private equity real estate transactions; (iii) M&A experience; (iv) an understanding of the principal federal securities laws applicable to HGI’s business; and (v) a track record of leading and developing successful teams of attorneys and other legal and compliance professionals.
Compensation: Compensation consisting of a competitive base salary, an annual cash bonus, and equity participation.
Location: New York City. (There will be expected travel to HGI’s Norfolk, VA headquarters).
Internal Number: 119613
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