Mergers & Acquisition Secondee (Rochester, NY)
Job Number: 7387
Job Location: Rochester, NY

Lumen Legal is partnered with a manufacturer and marketer of traditional photographic supplies, hardware and software for digital imaging to identify a Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Secondee for an opportunity of 12 to 24 months. This opportunity will be working at our client’s office located in Rochester, NY, east of Buffalo, NY.


The M&A Secondee will support corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives. This position will provide counsel and legal advice on company strategies and their implementation, manage a legal team, and work with outside counsel. The M&A Secondee will be involved in complex business transactions comparable to acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures as well as negotiating other critical contracts, legal affairs of the organization.


The M&A Secondee will deliver great results by:

  • Overseeing the delivery of legal services and resources to meet corporate goals, priorities, and strategies.

  • Advising and execution of sophisticated acquisition/divestiture deals.

  • Conducting due diligence.

  • Engaging outside counsel.

  • Supervising a legal team of Attorneys, Paralegals and Legal Assistants


The M&A Secondee for this role will enjoy:

  • A competitive hourly rate

  • Exposure to one of America’s most respected brands.

  • Frequent and friendly contact with your Lumen Legal Recruiter, before and after the hire.


Highly qualified applicants will possess the following education, skills, and experience:

  • 10+ years of experience handling mergers & acquisitions

  • Experience supervising a legal team for a public company.

  • Experience partnering with Outside Counsel

  • Strong knowledge of corporate law.

  • Juris Doctorate with a license to practice.

  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.

  • Must be willing to complete a Background Check.

  • Comfortable with corporate travel expectations of up 80% to Rochester, NY.

  • Must possess strong initiative, management, and leadership skills, with strong business acumen.


About us: Lumen Legal was founded in 1993.  We are experts in legal staffing and outsourcing.  Our clients include corporate legal departments, law firms and government agencies across the U.S.  Our focus includes document review, secondment, contract staffing, commercial contracts outsourcing, managed services, legal spend analytics and direct hire services.  As a woman-owned business certified by WBENC, we are known for our responsiveness to client needs and for providing high quality services.  We are also the primary legal staffing provider for AdvanceLaw, a consortium of 240+ forward-thinking General Counsel seeking to innovate in their legal service delivery model.