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Senior Corporate Counsel
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Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will be managing all areas related to the company's securities laws matters and related compliance, including Securities Act and Exchange Act matters. Preparing and reviewing SEC filings, including registration statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, proxy statements, including shareholder proposals and proxy solicitation, and Section 16 reporting, including Forms 3, 4 and 5. Developing, refining and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure compliance with SEC and other securities-related regulatory requirements applicable to publicly-traded companies, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Dodd-Frank Act, NYSE/NASDAQ listing standards, and Regulation FD. Assist with administering insider trading policies, 10b5-1 plans, and related employee and director equity matters. Advising on corporate governance (including CSR/ESG initiatives), executive compensation and various other related matters (such as transfer agent and equity plan administration), as well as developing, adopting, managing and refining applicable corporate governance policies and procedures. Keeping abreast, and advising on potential impact, of new and proposed securities law and corporate governance developments, market trends and best practices in the markets we operate to ensure continued compliance. Advising on investor relations matters, including review of and collaboration on earnings announcements, earnings scripts, press releases, investor presentations, investor communications, internal communications and other materials (including preparation of appropriate securities disclosure as necessary). Assisting the Legal Department's activities on, and manage outside counsel with respect to, all capital markets and other strategic transactions, including M&A and corporate financing transactions and related workstreams. Developing and delivering employee trainings on securities law and related matters, such as insider trading and Regulation FD, and M&A and strategic transaction best practices. Establishing appropriate policies, processes, and systems in areas of coverage that enable the company to grow and scale effectively. Providing advice and counsel to business team leaders on all legal matters affecting areas of coverage, in consultation with other members of the Legal Department and outside counsel as necessary. Building close relationships with personnel at supported business operations and obtaining and maintaining a strong knowledge of the company's products and the objectives of those operations. Assisting the Legal Department's efforts in the preparation, implementation and refinement of forms, processes and procedures relevant to areas of coverage. Providing substantive support to other members of the Legal Department as needed. Performing other special assignments, strategic projects or duties as needed.

The candidate must have J.D. degree from a top-tier law school with exceptional academic credentials. Must be licensed to practice law in-house in New York. Must have 6+ years of experience, including training at a leading national law firm as a general corporate, securities, corporate governance and/or M&A attorney and time spent in-house, ideally at a public SaaS or other public technology company, in roles of increasing responsibility. Must have broad and deep expertise in corporate and U.S. securities laws, corporate governance and board governance matters. Must have strong experience with coordination and timely and continuous filing of disclosure documentation with the SEC and NYSE. Familiarity with public company accounting, tax and finance processes, terminology, systems and issues, including a basic knowledge of financial statements, GAAP accounting and tax matters preferred.

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