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Director, Counsel, Securities & Corporate Transactions
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Director, Counsel, Securities & Corporate Transactions Duties: Provide legal support in the areas of corporate transactions, securities law and other legal issues affecting an NYSE-listed company. Conduct legal review of contracts and will provide transactional and operational counseling to business units on a diverse range of legal issues. Oversee cross-functional teams project management systems on behalf of the transactional department and will be the primary lead in conducting trainings with business units. Successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to work independently, have practical business perspectives and build trust and credibility. Report to VP, Counsel & Associate Corporate Secretary. Compliance with Federal securities laws, including the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Draft and review SEC filings, including proxy statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K and Section 16 filings, and NYSE-related applications, filings, reports and notices. Support strategic transactional matters (e.g., corporate financing and capital markets transactions, M&A and joint venture transactions), and work with Finance, Treasury and Tax teams on banking and intercompany agreements. Develop contract tools and systems for internal business partners to negotiate common commercial issues, including preparation of form agreements and templates, and negotiation guidelines. Optimize existing agreements and identify and draft new template agreements for business units. Review and draft agreements for the various departments, including but not limited to equipment, facilities management, supply chain, manufacturing, research, payment processing, SAAS, PAAS, finance, development, health and benefits, sponsorship, talent, and equity agreements. Assist in managing the legal department's contracts management system. Assume a primary role in the implementation and growth of the Global Contracts Team. Assist legal department on domestic and international strategic long-term projects and initiatives. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Member of the California Bar Association. 8 years of relevant experience with 5+ years as an attorney in prior law firm or in-house experience in Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 reporting, contract drafting, review, negotiation, and interpretation, and with a background in strategic and finance transactions. Experience with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and finance transactions. Extensive knowledge of securities laws applicable to public companies, NYSE/NASDAQ rules and regulations, with extensive experience drafting and filing SEC documents. Strong track record of structuring, negotiating, reviewing and drafting a wide range of complex strategic and commercial transaction documents in a timely manner, including mergers and acquisitions, global supply, manufacturing, distribution, event planning, real estate, engineering, operations, finance, marketing, accounting, treasury, research and development, information technology, intellectual property, employment, health benefits and insurance agreements. Familiarity with credit facilities and indentures. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to draft well-written reports, minutes, and general business correspondence. Self-sufficient person who shows project ownership and enjoys working collaboratively and effectively across all internal departments and outside partners, including directors, executive officers, consultants and regulators. Demonstrated ability to discretely handle highly confidential and sensitive information. Ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities under general supervision. Ability to manage fast-paced workload and add value to multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to adapt as the external environment and organization evolves. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) proficiency. High standards of ethics and integrity. Highly collaborative partner with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with team members and all levels across the enterprise and outside partners. Ability to function as an effective team member, both within the legal department and the group of clients we serve at all levels with sensitivity and cultural diversity.
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