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Global General Counsel

Allied Universal
$300,000- $500,000/ year
Posted Apr 01
Full Time
On Site
Irvine, California

Allied Universal, North America’s leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plan, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time positions!

Allied Universal is hiring a Global General Counsel. The Global General Counsel, will report to the Global Chief Executive Officer, will serve as the company’s chief legal officer, providing strategic legal guidance and leadership in a fast paced, growing environment. By infusing your iCARE Leadership approach with our core values of agility, reliability, caring, teamwork, integrity, safety, and innovation, you will not only achieve success in your role but also contribute to the positive culture and growth of the organization.



  • Set the strategic vision and direction for the Global Legal Services Group and ensure execution in mission critical subject matter, including: Corporate Governance, Strategic Transactions and Financings, Regulatory Compliance, Contracting Process, Litigation and Claims, Risk Management, Safety and Loss Control, Labor Relations, Employment Practices and External Counsel relationships
  • Serve as Corporate Secretary and advise the CEO, other company executives, Board of Directors and other sponsor representatives on corporate governance requirements, and key legal matters
  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders on corporate strategies, core business initiatives, crisis management, mergers and acquisitions, and other critical matters
  • Lead and mentor a team of executives throughout the Global Legal Services Group; ensure management and retention of the best talent. Manage department expenses and budgets
  • By infusing our core values of agility, reliability, caring, teamwork, integrity, safety, and innovation into your leadership approach, you will not only achieve success in your role but also contribute to the positive culture and growth of the organization.



  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school
  • State license to practice law in the United States
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience as a lawyer for best-in-class legal services teams, including substantial experience as an in-house attorney in a corporate legal department
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and strategically interact in dynamic, fast-paced environments within a large global organization, engaging with internal clients, external counsel, and government agency officials across multiple levels and functions
  • Proven record in managing teams in a legal department and handling complex and sophisticated legal matters, litigation, regulatory matters, financings and mergers and acquisitions
  • Executive leadership skills that foster teamwork, innovation, agility, client relations and achieving desired results
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, including attention to detail and a self-driven, problem-solving mindset
  • Ability to drive deliverables and influence both internal and external stakeholders in a team setting



  • Corporate governance, board affairs
  • Global experience in a large workforce, service company or other regulated industry
  • Public company experience
  • Litigation and labor law experience



  • Base salary: $300,000 to $500,000 plus bonus and equity package
  • Medical, dental, vision, basic life, AD&D, and disability insurance
  • Enrollment in our company’s retirement plan, subject to eligibility requirements
  • Executive flex time off plan

Allied Universal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information:

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit:

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