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Corporate SEC Attorney
Refer job# ZAKH159466
Corporate SEC Attorney Duties: Serves as a functional expert for SEC, NYSE, treasury, corporate finance and governance matters for the company and its subsidiaries. Provides advice and legal counsel on an as-needed basis as a business unit/functional lawyer on commercial and strategic transactions. Assists in the preparation and filing of the company's SEC filings, including periodic reports current reports and registration statements. Assists with SEC reporting and compliance efforts, including responsibility for 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, Section 16 filings, etc. Assists with corporate governance and SOX compliance matters. Advises and counsels the finance and investor relations teams with respect to periodic and financial reporting, earnings releases and investor conferences. Provides advice and counsel on all treasury matters including credit facilities, banking arrangements and hedge transactions. Drafts and files the company's annual proxy statement, including the CD&A, and managing shareowner and management proposals. Assists in the preparation for the company's annual stockholder meeting. Advises on insider trading programs and policies, including ensuring compliance with all Section 16 requirements for the company's directors and officers. Ensures the company's compliance with NYSE listing standards. Assists with monitoring and implementing governance practices for the company. Structures, drafts, reviews and negotiates a variety of commercial agreements. Provides timely and efficient commercial legal guidance on a broad range of business topics, including general corporate matters, antitrust, intellectual property, commercial law, trade, UCC, dispute resolution, commercial liability and risk assessment. Assists with training initiatives related to public company status (e.g., insider trading policy, Reg. FD requirements). Assists with all matters related to meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committees, including preparation of meeting materials, resolutions, minutes and relevant research. Assists with the development of corporate governance policies and related stakeholder advocacy, including preparation for meetings with the company's top institutional investors. Performs corporate secretarial functions for company subsidiaries (including preparing SEC filings and financial reporting, advising on corporate governance and compliance matters, and assisting with all matters related to meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committees). Assists with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other possible investment and/or business combination transactions as needed and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Member of a state bar in good standing. Must have 7+ years of experience in SEC, corporate finance, and governance matters, preferably with a corporate background. Experience working with public companies as an internal or external client. Experience with M&A transactions is preferred. Past experiences that demonstrate the ability to successfully, creatively, and timely handle multiple legal matters in various legal areas. Direct experience with assessing the level of legal and business risk in developing and communicating alternatives. Demonstrated ability to understand and analyze complex legal matters, to concisely summarize significant legal concerns, and to communicate those concerns effectively to business people.

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