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We are pleased that your assessment of options has led you to General Counsel Consulting, and we invite you to browse our website to learn more about our firm and the career opportunities we offer. If you would like to be considered for an in-house attorney position, feel free to submit your resume.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel, Governance and Securities

Redwood City CA Senior Corporate Counsel, Governance and Securities Duties: Advise on legal issues pertaining to the company's periodic reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K, annual proxy statements, and all other public disclosure matters; Support all partnerships, joint ventures, mergers, and acquisitions; Lead all securities transactions; Advise on insider trading compliance, individual 10b5-1 trading plans, and Section 16 reporting issues; Maintain corporate governance initiatives and other governance matters, including compliance with Delaware General Corporation Law and Nasdaq listing standards; Support stock administration and related equity incentive plan compliance; Support parent-company Board and committee governance; Assist with domestic and foreign subsidiary maintenance; and Handle other general corporate work, including contract review and negotiation.

Qualifications: JD from an accredited law school and excellent academic credentials; and 8+ years' experience in legal practice at a high-quality law firm, as part of an in-house legal team or combination of the 2; Member of the California Bar in good standing. Excellent communication, analytical, organization and negotiation skills, as well as initiative to work independently; and Outgoing team player who works collaboratively with others and who has a proven track record of building strong client relationships and working closely with other highly skilled professionals (including to help manage the financial relationship with outside counsel). Exceptional analytical, organizational and project management skills with strong attention to detail; Strong business acumen; and Ability to work under pressure and to independently prioritize and manage workload, manage simultaneous tasks, and meet deadlines within a changing fast-paced environment.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2020-09-19

Associate General Counsel, Corporate, Securities & M&a

Alameda CA Associate General Counsel, Corporate, Securities & M&A The candidate will work closely with the company's Financial Reporting, Investor Relations, Internal Audit, Executive Compensation, Accounting, Tax and Treasury teams. Will interface regularly with the company's board of directors, CEO, CFO, Chief Legal Officer and other members of the executive leadership team, to provide practical legal advice and counsel and manage, negotiate and execute on a broad range of corporate, securities law, corporate governance and M&A initiatives and the organization's day-to-day operational needs and strategic priorities. Report directly to the Chief Legal Officer. Lead all areas related to the company's global securities laws matters and related compliance, including Securities Act and Exchange Act matters. Prepare and review 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. Develope, refine and maintain 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 listing standards, Regulation FD and insider trading. Advise 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 develop, adopt, manage and refine applicable corporate governance policies and procedures. Keep abreast, and advise 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. Support the corporate secretarial function, including preparation of notices, agendas and materials for board of directors and committee meetings, including board minutes, resolutions and actions, manage the board and committees' calendars, agendas and meeting cadence, and lead preparation for annual meeting of shareholders. Advise on ISS, Glass Lewis and other proxy advisory service positions and corporate responses. Advise 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). Lead 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. Develop and deliver employee trainings on securities law and related matters, such as insider trading and Regulation FD, and M&A and strategic transaction best practices. Establish appropriate policies, processes, and systems in areas of coverage that enable the company to grow and scale effectively. Have primary Legal Department responsibility for managing the company's real property portfolio, including the acquisition and disposition of real property assets, leases and subleases. Have primary Legal Department responsibility for the Finance Department's day-to-day business needs, including drafting and negotiating a variety of complex commercial agreements on an as-needed basis. Provide 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. Build close relationships with personnel at supported business operations and obtain and maintain a strong knowledge of the company's products and the objectives of those operations. Hire and develop a high-performing team to meet increasing needs and requirements as the company continues to grow and mature. Lead or assist the Legal Department's efforts in the preparation, implementation and refinement of forms, processes and procedures relevant to areas of coverage. Manage outside counsel in all appropriate areas of coverage. Provide substantive support to other members of the Legal Department as needed. Perform other special assignments, strategic projects or duties as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from a top law school with exceptional academic credentials. Must have 12+ years of relevant experience, including training at a leading national law firm as a general corporate, securities, corporate governance or M&A attorney and significant time spent in-house, ideally at a public SaaS or other public technology company, in roles of increasing responsibility. Complex commercial contracts experience a plus. Broad and deep expertise in corporate and US securities laws, corporate governance and board governance matters, including best practices is required. Strong experience with coordination and timely and continuous filing of disclosure documentation with the SEC and NYSE is essential. 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 is preferred. Must be admitted, active and in good standing with the California State Bar, or with another State Bar and registered, or eligible to register, as in-house counsel with the State of California.
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Location : Encino California United States

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Senior Corporate Counsel, Governance and Securities
Refer job# KRKL151824
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Governance and Securities Duties: Advise on legal issues pertaining to the company's periodic reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K, annual proxy statements, and all other public disclosure matters; Support all partnerships, joint ventures, mergers, and acquisitions; Lead all securities transactions; Advise on insider trading compliance, individual 10b5-1 trading plans, and Section 16 reporting issues; Maintain corporate governance initiatives and other governance matters, including compliance with Delaware General Corporation Law and Nasdaq listing standards; Support stock administration and related equity incentive plan compliance; Support parent-company Board and committee governance; Assist with domestic and foreign subsidiary maintenance; and Handle other general corporate work, including contract review and negotiation.

Qualifications: JD from an accredited law school and excellent academic credentials; and 8+ years' experience in legal practice at a high-quality law firm, as part of an in-house legal team or combination of the 2; Member of the California Bar in good standing. Excellent communication, analytical, organization and negotiation skills, as well as initiative to work independently; and Outgoing team player who works collaboratively with others and who has a proven track record of building strong client relationships and working closely with other highly skilled professionals (including to help manage the financial relationship with outside counsel). Exceptional analytical, organizational and project management skills with strong attention to detail; Strong business acumen; and Ability to work under pressure and to independently prioritize and manage workload, manage simultaneous tasks, and meet deadlines within a changing fast-paced environment.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Associate General Counsel, Corporate, Securities & M&a
Refer job# ASCZ151613
 
Associate General Counsel, Corporate, Securities & M&A The candidate will work closely with the company's Financial Reporting, Investor Relations, Internal Audit, Executive Compensation, Accounting, Tax and Treasury teams. Will interface regularly with the company's board of directors, CEO, CFO, Chief Legal Officer and other members of the executive leadership team, to provide practical legal advice and counsel and manage, negotiate and execute on a broad range of corporate, securities law, corporate governance and M&A initiatives and the organization's day-to-day operational needs and strategic priorities. Report directly to the Chief Legal Officer. Lead all areas related to the company's global securities laws matters and related compliance, including Securities Act and Exchange Act matters. Prepare and review 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. Develope, refine and maintain 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 listing standards, Regulation FD and insider trading. Advise 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 develop, adopt, manage and refine applicable corporate governance policies and procedures. Keep abreast, and advise 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. Support the corporate secretarial function, including preparation of notices, agendas and materials for board of directors and committee meetings, including board minutes, resolutions and actions, manage the board and committees' calendars, agendas and meeting cadence, and lead preparation for annual meeting of shareholders. Advise on ISS, Glass Lewis and other proxy advisory service positions and corporate responses. Advise 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). Lead 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. Develop and deliver employee trainings on securities law and related matters, such as insider trading and Regulation FD, and M&A and strategic transaction best practices. Establish appropriate policies, processes, and systems in areas of coverage that enable the company to grow and scale effectively. Have primary Legal Department responsibility for managing the company's real property portfolio, including the acquisition and disposition of real property assets, leases and subleases. Have primary Legal Department responsibility for the Finance Department's day-to-day business needs, including drafting and negotiating a variety of complex commercial agreements on an as-needed basis. Provide 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. Build close relationships with personnel at supported business operations and obtain and maintain a strong knowledge of the company's products and the objectives of those operations. Hire and develop a high-performing team to meet increasing needs and requirements as the company continues to grow and mature. Lead or assist the Legal Department's efforts in the preparation, implementation and refinement of forms, processes and procedures relevant to areas of coverage. Manage outside counsel in all appropriate areas of coverage. Provide substantive support to other members of the Legal Department as needed. Perform other special assignments, strategic projects or duties as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from a top law school with exceptional academic credentials. Must have 12+ years of relevant experience, including training at a leading national law firm as a general corporate, securities, corporate governance or M&A attorney and significant time spent in-house, ideally at a public SaaS or other public technology company, in roles of increasing responsibility. Complex commercial contracts experience a plus. Broad and deep expertise in corporate and US securities laws, corporate governance and board governance matters, including best practices is required. Strong experience with coordination and timely and continuous filing of disclosure documentation with the SEC and NYSE is essential. 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 is preferred. Must be admitted, active and in good standing with the California State Bar, or with another State Bar and registered, or eligible to register, as in-house counsel with the State of California.
 
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