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Associate Director & Corporate Counsel
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Associate Director & Corporate Counsel Duties: Provide counsel on corporate governance and disclosure matters to internal clients, including Investor Relations, Finance, and Human Resources. Serve as lead counsel on board governance topics, including board policies and guidelines, meeting preparations, and material generation; enhance processes related board governance. Liaise cross-functionally on matters related to corporate governance, including leading efforts pertaining to shareholder proposals and requests related to Environmental, Social, and Governance topics. Provide support on required filings, including the company's Annual Report on form 10-K, 10-Qs, proxy, 8-K, and Forms 4 and reviews company communications as needed to ensure compliance with all governing disclosure rules and regulations. Provide counsel to the Vertex Foundation on a broad range of issues, including grants review and approval; communications review; and general counsel on topics related to corporate and contracts law; serve as Vertex Foundation Board Secretary. Provide support on various types of transactions, including drafting, negotiation and on-going guidance on implementation. Stay abreast of evolving regulations and the enforcement landscape with regard to areas of responsibility. Drive and contribute to various department and cross-functional process improvement projects. Participate in various other Legal & Compliance Department projects and initiatives.

Requirements: JD Degree from accredited law school. 6+ years of experience at an in-house legal department or law firm. Preferred Knowledge and Skills: Specialized knowledge of corporate governance practices and securities laws. Excellent drafting and negotiating skills. Ability to work independently. Exceptional organizational and time management skills. Ability to prioritize competing projects and priorities. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to work collaboratively on matrixed teams and co-lead teams as appropriate. Current admission to the bar in at least one US jurisdiction.

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