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General Counsel

Location : Miami
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Attorney - U.S. Juris Doctor
Travel : No
Relocation : No


Do you want to work for one of the best international beauty brands?  Are you a true generalist who has a passion for guiding marketing teams in the right direction and help the company grow?


If you are, then this is the role for you. The General Counsel position is for a Miami-based US subsidiary of an industry leading French cosmetics company with distribution throughout the Americas in the travel retail channel. You will report to the local CEO with a dotted line to the Worldwide Travel Retail General Counsel in Paris.


In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the business teams as the trusted legal attorney in their day-to-day challenges while developing and implementing the legal strategy consistent with applicable laws, regulations and parent company policies

You must be a US-licensed lawyer with at least 5-10 years experience including in-house practice in a global company.  Prior international experience including with distribution and employment laws in Latin America, exposure to European laws and culture and fluency in Spanish will be an asset.   

The scope of the job includes the main following areas of work (US, Latin America and Caribbean):

  • Commercial contracts, including international transactions, sales, distribution and supplier contracts (IT, media, digital, procurement, agencies etc): negotiating, drafting and contract management

  • Anti-trust / Competition law

  • Advertising law, including US FTC regulations

  • Advising on Cosmetic regulation, including US FDA regulations

  • Employment law

  • Data Privacy

  • Customs regulations, including US Foreign Trade Zone and import / export

  • Litigation

  • Corporate Governance

  • Managing legal aspects of compliance programs and audits, including OFAC

  • Legal training to teams;

  • Laws and regulations monitoring and analysis;

  • Engaging and managing external counsel.

Email or call, 786-228-9720.

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