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Corporate Attorney-securities & Governance
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Corporate Attorney-Securities & Governance The candidate will provide legal counsel in the areas of securities and corporate law, with a focus on compliance with the Securities Exchange Act, the Securities Act, and related legal requirements. Accountable for securities law and SEC reporting/compliance matters, including earnings press releases, insider trading, periodic reports, Section 16 reporting, proxy statements and annual reports, disclosure advice, Regulation FD and use of non-GAAP financial measures, investor relations, corporate finance, treasury, and communications support. Responsible for the preparation and filing of 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, and Proxy statements. Oversee the stock transactions of the Company's insiders for compliance with Section 16, Rule 144, and NYSE regulations. Subject matter expertise and support on executive compensation and broad-based equity compensation matters, including equity compensation plans, cash incentive plans, compensation, governance policies, equity grants, 10b5-1 plans, and related equity matters. Maintain liaison with the Company's transfer agent concerning activities, such as the annual meeting of shareholders, dividends, the exercise of options, and transfer of performance share awards and restricted stock units. Support Board of Director's activities, including assisting with the preparation of Board and committee materials.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school with 13 years of experience at a law firm and/or in-house experience with a focus in securities, corporate governance, and corporate finance. Member in good standing of the Florida Bar, or ability to register as a Florida in-house counsel. Work experience gained at a top law firm, or Fortune 500 in-house legal department is preferred. The law firm or in-house experience relating to Corporate Secretarial functions, SEC regulations, and commercial transactions is preferred. Experience working with Boards of Directors and executive management is preferred. Demonstrated expertise in drafting and editing legal documents with superior attention to detail is preferred. Uses complex, coordinated influencing/negotiation strategies, adapted to people, organizations, and/or the situation, e.g. networks. High energy, self-motivated with a strong work ethic and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Results-oriented, fact-based leader, skilled in using structured processes to deliver clearly defined and achievable outcomes. Restructures or reengineers organizational processes for a measurable positive impact on a function, division, and/or institution. A clear and effective communicator verbally and in writing, succinct yet flexible in the use of language. The ability to manage a large number and variety of mission-critical projects, working independently and often in an ambiguous environment utilizing sound and practical business judgment as well as common sense. Superior ethical standards beyond reproach. Synthesizes information and facts to draw supported conclusions and insights; demonstrates logic, rationality, and objectivity in drawing conclusions, defining solution options, and decision making. Embraces a strategic, proactive approach in supporting organizational priorities with identifying, actively pursuing, and closing issues affecting the business. Proven ability to lead effective corrective action using disciplined problem-solving methods. Demonstrated hands-on solution-oriented experience in most, if not all, of the substantive areas described above. Reliable partner to internal clients, solutions orientated and comfortable interfacing with executive management.
 
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