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Corporate, Securities And M&a Attorney

New York City NY Corporate, Securities and M&A Attorney The candidate will have a diverse range of responsibilities, primarily focused on securities law reporting and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. Will also help with corporate structuring, finance, global equity and stock administration, and other corporate legal matters. As part of the role, should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with broad responsibility. Support securities law compliance and SEC reporting, including current and periodic reports, proxy statements, registration statements, and Section 16 filings. Assist in drafting and reviewing other public disclosures and corporate communications, including earnings releases, press releases and blogs. Have the ability to be the primary attorney on mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions and support all phases of deals. Help to develop, implement and continually improve company and team processes and procedures. Provide legal advice and support on global equity plans, executive compensation, and related matters. Partner with global cross-functional internal teams on various other corporate legal projects. Should have 4-6 years of corporate law experience (with at least 3+ years of related experience at a sophisticated law firm). Must have excellent academic credentials. State Bar admission in good standing (any U.S. jurisdiction) is required. Legal 4 - 6 Full-time 2020-08-12

Senior Counsel - Securities

Springdale AR Senior Counsel - Securities Duties: Responsible for providing legal support related to SEC regulatory matters, including public disclosure, quarterly and annual reporting, shareholder meetings and related matters, and proxy filings. Will also play a key role in corporate governance matters, including legal advice and support related to managing corporate entities throughout the world. Taking a leading role, in partnership with other law department and enterprise colleagues, in ensuring the company meets all of its legal responsibilities concerning SEC and related regulatory requirements. Coordinating, with the assistance of other enterprise functions, all required public disclosures and reporting. Advising on cooperate governance matters, including Board and Board Committee obligations. Assisting in responding to any shareholder demands, initiatives, or other actions. Strategically advising on structures and governance for new and existing business around the world. Frequent collaboration with various supporting functions necessary for effective SEC and related compliance.

REQUIREMENTS: Law degree from an accredited law school and a license to practice law in at least one jurisdiction. 6+ years of legal experience obtained at a reputable law firm or as in-house counsel. Expertise handling public securities and SEC regulatory matters. Demonstrated accountability for meeting the disclosure and reporting requirements of a public company. Computer Skills: Standard computer skills. Communication Skills: Superior written and verbal communication skills. Special Skills: Excellent professional judgment combined with superior interpersonal, organizational and communications skills and a sincere appreciation of working as an integral part of a commercial team. The successful candidate will have some background in, and knowledge of the business judgment needed to effectively operate within and affect business-oriented solutions in the global arena. Someone who is a doer and is highly proactive, practical and business-focused. Someone who will engage his or her colleagues, and who emphasizes a team- and improvement-oriented approach. Someone willing to help continue to build their skills and knowledge and is open to new challenges as they arise Supervisory: Manage outside counsel and possible supervision of other in-house attorneys paralegals or administrative assistants.
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2020-08-12

Counsel, Corporate Securities

New York City NY Counsel, Corporate Securities The candidate will be responsible for: Legal support for the ViacomCBS Board of Directors and its committees, including drafting and distributing materials, coordinating implementation of the director compensation program, coordinating various aspects of Board and committee meetings and handling various between-meeting Board and committee activities. Drafting, reviewing, advising on and submitting SEC filings and other public disclosures, including Proxy Statements, Registration Statements, Section 16 beneficial ownership reports and certain Current Reports on Form 8-K. Advising on compliance with NASDAQ listing standards and handling NASDAQ submissions. Leading various general corporate matters, including organizing the annual meeting of stockholders and related proxy voting and stockholder delivery and access mechanics, and assisting with our D&O insurance program. Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in these areas. Developing and implementing policies, practices and critical initiatives across all teams. Supporting other members of the team with the quarterly earnings process, Annual Reports on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, compliance with Regulation FD, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and other related matters, as needed. Providing such other assistance and support as may be required from time to time in areas outside of those specified above. Experience in 162(m) and 409A compliance not required but highly valuable. Must have J.D. Degree from an accredited law school. Should have admitted to practice law in New York State and in good standing; or qualified to promptly register as in-house counsel in New York State. Must have 3+ years experience and proven success advising clients at a major law firm and/or in an in-house position. Should have excellent analytical, oral and written skills, with ability to analyze and apply complex laws and regulations and communicate clearly and effectively both in writing and orally with clients and colleagues at all levels. Must have experience in demonstrating strong client relations abilities, working across domestic and international jurisdictions. Should have experience providing advice to publicly-held companies. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2020-08-12

Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities

Chicago IL Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities The candidate will provide legal support and advice on public disclosure and similar matters. Review investor communications, including quarterly earnings materials. Draft / review all 34 Act filings, including registration statements, periodic and current reports. Lead the drafting and filing process for the annual Proxy Statement. Advise on a broad range of executive compensation and equity administration matters, including Section 16 filings and insider trading policies. Identify, analyze and report on legal and market practice developments impacting disclosure, governance and executive compensation matters. Supervise paralegal in furtherance of these responsibilities. Lead all corporate finance activity, including public and private securities offerings (both debt and equity), liability management transactions and bank financings. Advise senior management on interpretation of financing documents. Serve as principal legal counsel to the Company's Life Science & Healthcare Real Estate Fund, L.P. With others in the legal department, provide legal support for mergers, acquisitions and portfolio-level financings. Act as assistant corporate secretary to the Board of Directors and its Audit Committee and Executive Compensation Committee. Prepare, review and distribute Board / Committee agendas and meeting materials. Prepare, review and distribute D&O questionnaires and new director materials. Participate in negotiations with shareholder proponents and investor outreach. Supervise administration of director compensation. Review and draft company policies and processes. Review press releases and other external communications. Take primary responsibility for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

The candidate should have Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctor Degree. Must be admitted to or be eligible for admission to the practice of law in the State of Illinois. Should have 5+ years of securities capital markets, corporate finance and general corporate experience, predominantly received in a large, full-service law firm. Strong drafting, negotiation and communication skills.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-08-10

Securities Counsel

Midland TX Securities Counsel Requisition ID: 1539 Responsibilities: Assist with the preparation of SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K. Ensure Section 16 compliance, including preparation of Forms 3, 4 and 5. Provide advise and counsel on applicable corporate governance matters, including SOX, Dodd-Frank, Nasdaq regulations and Delaware law. Preparing materials associated with annual stockholder meetings, including proxy statements and related documentation. Assist in the preparation and organization of Board and Committee materials and meeting minutes. Participate in the design, development and implementation of systems and processes related to securities and corporate governance compliance and work closely with our internal audit and legal team on SOX compliance matters. Stay current on external governance trends and SEC and Nasdaq developments.

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate degree. Active Member in good standing with the Texas Bar. At least 6+ years of relevant SEC reporting and securities law compliance and advisory work, either in-house with a public company or with AmLaw 100 law firm. In-depth knowledge of corporate and securities law (particularly SEC/Nasdaq rules and regulations). Experience working with Boards of Directors and senior management. Prior relevant industry experience is a plus.
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2020-08-08

Corporate Counsel Securities And Corporate Governance

Boston MA Corporate Counsel - Securities And Corporate Governance The candidate will be responsible for: Assist in the preparation of 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Proxy Statements, Section 16 Reports, and other SEC-related documents. Assist with planning and executing the Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Work closely with senior leadership and investor relations regarding disclosure matters and NYSE, SEC and corporate law requirements, including Reg FD and use of non-GAAP financial measures, and participate in disclosure committee meetings. Assist with public company communications, including press releases and investor presentations. Assist with administering the Insider Trading Policy, 10b5-1 plans, and related employee and director equity matters. Support the Treasury function, including advice on compliance with debt covenants. Support public company secretarial function, including assisting with the preparation of Board and committee materials. Support Internal Audit with SOX compliance matters. Support M&A activity. Stay current on governance trends and best practices, SEC and NYSE developments. Must have Juris Doctorate. Should have active member in good standing with the Florida Bar, or ability to be admitted as in-house counsel in Florida. Must have 8+ years relevant SEC reporting and securities law compliance experience; at least 5 years law firm experience. Should have experience working with Boards of Directors and senior management. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, good business judgment and the ability to handle multiple projects at one time. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2020-08-07

Vice President And Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities

New York City NY Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities Duties: Manage filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including annual and quarterly reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K, proxy statements, Forms S-8, and Section 16 filings, and ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations. Advise senior management on disclosure matters, including coordinating the review of earnings and other press releases, presentations, significant internal communications and other announcements. Serve as Assistant Secretary, leading and overseeing essential Board-related processes, policies and matters, including with respect to governance advice, the development of Board and Committee agendas, distribution of materials in connection with meetings, preparation of minutes, and, with other stakeholders, coordination of the annual shareholders meeting. Advise on executive compensation matters, including incentive plans and programs, equity administration and related public company disclosure considerations. Lead legal support for corporate transactions, including securities offerings, financings, investments, acquisitions and divestitures and other strategic transactions, including coordinating internal teams, managing due diligence activities and working with outside counsel. Support the Treasury group on banking agreements, insurance policies, pension management and other Treasury matters. Ensure support of domestic and international corporate law matters; oversee the corporate secretarial function of domestic and global legal entities. Lead legal support for a diverse range of matters related to day-to-day operations of the company; work with other departments, including Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, Controllers, Internal Audit, Treasury, Tax, Talent & Inclusion, Corporate Records, Shared Services Center and others on various projects. Drive public company and other compliance efforts, including the development and ongoing review of policies and procedures and the implementation of training initiatives. Monitor and keep senior management and Board members apprised of corporate governance trends and developments; engage in policy advocacy related to key responsibilities. Manage a team of two lawyers, two paralegals and an executive assistant in support of the above.

Qualifications: Undergraduate and JD degrees from recognized institutions and a member in good standing of the New York Bar. 12+ years relevant work experience, principally in the areas of corporate and federal securities law and corporate transactions, with increasing levels of responsibility. Experience managing a team of lawyers. Familiarity with financial statements and accounting literature and comfort discussing underlying financial statement concepts, including accounting and tax; extensive 34 Act drafting experience. Ability to contribute to discussions of general business issues; to work well with a wide range of clients, from senior executives to operating personnel; and to work independently as well as to lead a project from conception to completion. Ability to analyze complex legal and regulatory material, communicate the implications in clear and simple language, and recommend appropriate courses of action. General understanding of legal technology commonly used to support a corporate governance and securities law practice, including familiarity with board portals, securities filing software, entity and document management, and research resources.
Legal 12 - 0 Full-time 2020-08-05

Associate Product Counsel, Securities

San Francisco CA Associate Product Counsel, Securities The candidate will contribute to building out innovative securities-related products and provide counsel on own corporate and securities law matters. Will effectively communicate and build relationships cross functionally, including partnering with Finance, Product, Engineering and Compliance, to tackle new legal questions and reach creative solutions. Counsel the product team and other stakeholders on securities law issues related to capital table management and investor passport products throughout the product development and implementation lifecycle. Draft commercial and intellectual property agreements and disclosures affecting the company's products and services. Advise on primary and secondary securities issuances and related general corporate law matters. Coordinate and collaborate across compliance, product, engineering, and business teams relating to product development. Remain up-to-date on relevant securities and technology laws and regulations to provide an ongoing ability to provide sound compliance advice. 4+ years of combined, relevant experience in law firms, governmental agencies, and/or in-house legal departments. J.D. and membership with at least one state bar. Substantial subject matter expertise in securities matters including the Securities Act of 1933 and 1934. Must have experience with the regulatory framework surrounding private securities issuance and trading. Understanding of laws and regulations that apply to financial products and laws relating to the commercialization of technology solutions. Should have product counseling experience, including the ability to apply laws and regulations to new products and/or technologies, and the ability to review products and related functionality for compliance with applicable laws. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2020-08-01

Attorney, Securities And Real Estate

Cincinnati OH Attorney, Securities and Real Estate The candidate will be working with Private Placement and Real Estate Analysts on new issues, terms sheets, secondary buy/sell transactions, limited partnership agreements, subscription agreements, side letters, amendments, workouts, restructurings and bankruptcies. Will be mentoring junior Private Placement Analysts in document review methods and working closely with the analysts to identify issues and concerns and convey to investor counsel. Supporting Private Placement Analysts in negotiating resolution with investor counsel concerning any identified issues. Identifying and assessing potential legal risks in ambiguous, unique and/or highly complex business situations. Creating valuable risk management/mitigation recommendations by leveraging sound risk assessment information to further the achievement of the most complex business objectives. Drafting necessary legal documents and developing conclusions and recommendations. Providing expert advice and counsel on highly complex legal matters by focusing on relationships with business leaders. Actively identifying and logically assessing potential legal risks in ambiguous, unique and/or the most complex business situations which have the greatest potential for significant impact to the company. Participating in the selection and oversight of outside investment counsel, including coordinating workflow, evaluating work product, reviewing invoices and negotiating fee reductions.

The candidate should preferably have Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from an accredited law school. Have and maintain an active license in Ohio is plus. Experience with a major law firm or corporate legal department advising on complex financial transactions, including bankruptcy and restructuring is plus. Strong oral and written communication skills preferred. Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, organizational and communication skills ideal. Supervisory experience would be beneficial.
Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-31

Director, Counsel, Securities & Corporate Transactions

Los Angeles CA Director, Counsel, Securities & Corporate Transactions Duties: Provide legal support in the areas of corporate transactions, securities law and other legal issues affecting an NYSE-listed company. Conduct legal review of contracts and will provide transactional and operational counseling to business units on a diverse range of legal issues. Oversee cross-functional teams project management systems on behalf of the transactional department and will be the primary lead in conducting trainings with business units. Successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to work independently, have practical business perspectives and build trust and credibility. Report to VP, Counsel & Associate Corporate Secretary. Compliance with Federal securities laws, including the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Draft and review SEC filings, including proxy statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K and Section 16 filings, and NYSE-related applications, filings, reports and notices. Support strategic transactional matters (e.g., corporate financing and capital markets transactions, M&A and joint venture transactions), and work with Finance, Treasury and Tax teams on banking and intercompany agreements. Develop contract tools and systems for internal business partners to negotiate common commercial issues, including preparation of form agreements and templates, and negotiation guidelines. Optimize existing agreements and identify and draft new template agreements for business units. Review and draft agreements for the various departments, including but not limited to equipment, facilities management, supply chain, manufacturing, research, payment processing, SAAS, PAAS, finance, development, health and benefits, sponsorship, talent, and equity agreements. Assist in managing the legal department's contracts management system. Assume a primary role in the implementation and growth of the Global Contracts Team. Assist legal department on domestic and international strategic long-term projects and initiatives. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Member of the California Bar Association. 8 years of relevant experience with 5+ years as an attorney in prior law firm or in-house experience in Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 reporting, contract drafting, review, negotiation, and interpretation, and with a background in strategic and finance transactions. Experience with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and finance transactions. Extensive knowledge of securities laws applicable to public companies, NYSE/NASDAQ rules and regulations, with extensive experience drafting and filing SEC documents. Strong track record of structuring, negotiating, reviewing and drafting a wide range of complex strategic and commercial transaction documents in a timely manner, including mergers and acquisitions, global supply, manufacturing, distribution, event planning, real estate, engineering, operations, finance, marketing, accounting, treasury, research and development, information technology, intellectual property, employment, health benefits and insurance agreements. Familiarity with credit facilities and indentures. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to draft well-written reports, minutes, and general business correspondence. Self-sufficient person who shows project ownership and enjoys working collaboratively and effectively across all internal departments and outside partners, including directors, executive officers, consultants and regulators. Demonstrated ability to discretely handle highly confidential and sensitive information. Ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities under general supervision. Ability to manage fast-paced workload and add value to multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to adapt as the external environment and organization evolves. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) proficiency. High standards of ethics and integrity. Highly collaborative partner with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with team members and all levels across the enterprise and outside partners. Ability to function as an effective team member, both within the legal department and the group of clients we serve at all levels with sensitivity and cultural diversity.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-30
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Corporate, Securities And M&a Attorney
Refer job# ROQD151146
 
Corporate, Securities and M&A Attorney The candidate will have a diverse range of responsibilities, primarily focused on securities law reporting and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. Will also help with corporate structuring, finance, global equity and stock administration, and other corporate legal matters. As part of the role, should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with broad responsibility. Support securities law compliance and SEC reporting, including current and periodic reports, proxy statements, registration statements, and Section 16 filings. Assist in drafting and reviewing other public disclosures and corporate communications, including earnings releases, press releases and blogs. Have the ability to be the primary attorney on mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions and support all phases of deals. Help to develop, implement and continually improve company and team processes and procedures. Provide legal advice and support on global equity plans, executive compensation, and related matters. Partner with global cross-functional internal teams on various other corporate legal projects. Should have 4-6 years of corporate law experience (with at least 3+ years of related experience at a sophisticated law firm). Must have excellent academic credentials. State Bar admission in good standing (any U.S. jurisdiction) is required.
 
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Senior Counsel - Securities
Refer job# NLCC151150
 
Senior Counsel - Securities Duties: Responsible for providing legal support related to SEC regulatory matters, including public disclosure, quarterly and annual reporting, shareholder meetings and related matters, and proxy filings. Will also play a key role in corporate governance matters, including legal advice and support related to managing corporate entities throughout the world. Taking a leading role, in partnership with other law department and enterprise colleagues, in ensuring the company meets all of its legal responsibilities concerning SEC and related regulatory requirements. Coordinating, with the assistance of other enterprise functions, all required public disclosures and reporting. Advising on cooperate governance matters, including Board and Board Committee obligations. Assisting in responding to any shareholder demands, initiatives, or other actions. Strategically advising on structures and governance for new and existing business around the world. Frequent collaboration with various supporting functions necessary for effective SEC and related compliance.

REQUIREMENTS: Law degree from an accredited law school and a license to practice law in at least one jurisdiction. 6+ years of legal experience obtained at a reputable law firm or as in-house counsel. Expertise handling public securities and SEC regulatory matters. Demonstrated accountability for meeting the disclosure and reporting requirements of a public company. Computer Skills: Standard computer skills. Communication Skills: Superior written and verbal communication skills. Special Skills: Excellent professional judgment combined with superior interpersonal, organizational and communications skills and a sincere appreciation of working as an integral part of a commercial team. The successful candidate will have some background in, and knowledge of the business judgment needed to effectively operate within and affect business-oriented solutions in the global arena. Someone who is a doer and is highly proactive, practical and business-focused. Someone who will engage his or her colleagues, and who emphasizes a team- and improvement-oriented approach. Someone willing to help continue to build their skills and knowledge and is open to new challenges as they arise Supervisory: Manage outside counsel and possible supervision of other in-house attorneys paralegals or administrative assistants.
 
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Counsel, Corporate Securities
Refer job# MQGX151163
 
Counsel, Corporate Securities The candidate will be responsible for: Legal support for the ViacomCBS Board of Directors and its committees, including drafting and distributing materials, coordinating implementation of the director compensation program, coordinating various aspects of Board and committee meetings and handling various between-meeting Board and committee activities. Drafting, reviewing, advising on and submitting SEC filings and other public disclosures, including Proxy Statements, Registration Statements, Section 16 beneficial ownership reports and certain Current Reports on Form 8-K. Advising on compliance with NASDAQ listing standards and handling NASDAQ submissions. Leading various general corporate matters, including organizing the annual meeting of stockholders and related proxy voting and stockholder delivery and access mechanics, and assisting with our D&O insurance program. Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in these areas. Developing and implementing policies, practices and critical initiatives across all teams. Supporting other members of the team with the quarterly earnings process, Annual Reports on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, compliance with Regulation FD, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and other related matters, as needed. Providing such other assistance and support as may be required from time to time in areas outside of those specified above. Experience in 162(m) and 409A compliance not required but highly valuable. Must have J.D. Degree from an accredited law school. Should have admitted to practice law in New York State and in good standing; or qualified to promptly register as in-house counsel in New York State. Must have 3+ years experience and proven success advising clients at a major law firm and/or in an in-house position. Should have excellent analytical, oral and written skills, with ability to analyze and apply complex laws and regulations and communicate clearly and effectively both in writing and orally with clients and colleagues at all levels. Must have experience in demonstrating strong client relations abilities, working across domestic and international jurisdictions. Should have experience providing advice to publicly-held companies.
 
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Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities
Refer job# ILNQ151100
 
Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities The candidate will provide legal support and advice on public disclosure and similar matters. Review investor communications, including quarterly earnings materials. Draft / review all 34 Act filings, including registration statements, periodic and current reports. Lead the drafting and filing process for the annual Proxy Statement. Advise on a broad range of executive compensation and equity administration matters, including Section 16 filings and insider trading policies. Identify, analyze and report on legal and market practice developments impacting disclosure, governance and executive compensation matters. Supervise paralegal in furtherance of these responsibilities. Lead all corporate finance activity, including public and private securities offerings (both debt and equity), liability management transactions and bank financings. Advise senior management on interpretation of financing documents. Serve as principal legal counsel to the Company's Life Science & Healthcare Real Estate Fund, L.P. With others in the legal department, provide legal support for mergers, acquisitions and portfolio-level financings. Act as assistant corporate secretary to the Board of Directors and its Audit Committee and Executive Compensation Committee. Prepare, review and distribute Board / Committee agendas and meeting materials. Prepare, review and distribute D&O questionnaires and new director materials. Participate in negotiations with shareholder proponents and investor outreach. Supervise administration of director compensation. Review and draft company policies and processes. Review press releases and other external communications. Take primary responsibility for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

The candidate should have Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctor Degree. Must be admitted to or be eligible for admission to the practice of law in the State of Illinois. Should have 5+ years of securities capital markets, corporate finance and general corporate experience, predominantly received in a large, full-service law firm. Strong drafting, negotiation and communication skills.
 
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Securities Counsel
Refer job# FMEX151054
 
Securities Counsel Requisition ID: 1539 Responsibilities: Assist with the preparation of SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K. Ensure Section 16 compliance, including preparation of Forms 3, 4 and 5. Provide advise and counsel on applicable corporate governance matters, including SOX, Dodd-Frank, Nasdaq regulations and Delaware law. Preparing materials associated with annual stockholder meetings, including proxy statements and related documentation. Assist in the preparation and organization of Board and Committee materials and meeting minutes. Participate in the design, development and implementation of systems and processes related to securities and corporate governance compliance and work closely with our internal audit and legal team on SOX compliance matters. Stay current on external governance trends and SEC and Nasdaq developments.

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate degree. Active Member in good standing with the Texas Bar. At least 6+ years of relevant SEC reporting and securities law compliance and advisory work, either in-house with a public company or with AmLaw 100 law firm. In-depth knowledge of corporate and securities law (particularly SEC/Nasdaq rules and regulations). Experience working with Boards of Directors and senior management. Prior relevant industry experience is a plus.
 
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Corporate Counsel Securities And Corporate Governance
Refer job# RKDE150966
 
Corporate Counsel - Securities And Corporate Governance The candidate will be responsible for: Assist in the preparation of 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Proxy Statements, Section 16 Reports, and other SEC-related documents. Assist with planning and executing the Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Work closely with senior leadership and investor relations regarding disclosure matters and NYSE, SEC and corporate law requirements, including Reg FD and use of non-GAAP financial measures, and participate in disclosure committee meetings. Assist with public company communications, including press releases and investor presentations. Assist with administering the Insider Trading Policy, 10b5-1 plans, and related employee and director equity matters. Support the Treasury function, including advice on compliance with debt covenants. Support public company secretarial function, including assisting with the preparation of Board and committee materials. Support Internal Audit with SOX compliance matters. Support M&A activity. Stay current on governance trends and best practices, SEC and NYSE developments. Must have Juris Doctorate. Should have active member in good standing with the Florida Bar, or ability to be admitted as in-house counsel in Florida. Must have 8+ years relevant SEC reporting and securities law compliance experience; at least 5 years law firm experience. Should have experience working with Boards of Directors and senior management. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, good business judgment and the ability to handle multiple projects at one time.
 
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Vice President And Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities
Refer job# YKIJ150939
 
Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities Duties: Manage filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including annual and quarterly reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K, proxy statements, Forms S-8, and Section 16 filings, and ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations. Advise senior management on disclosure matters, including coordinating the review of earnings and other press releases, presentations, significant internal communications and other announcements. Serve as Assistant Secretary, leading and overseeing essential Board-related processes, policies and matters, including with respect to governance advice, the development of Board and Committee agendas, distribution of materials in connection with meetings, preparation of minutes, and, with other stakeholders, coordination of the annual shareholders meeting. Advise on executive compensation matters, including incentive plans and programs, equity administration and related public company disclosure considerations. Lead legal support for corporate transactions, including securities offerings, financings, investments, acquisitions and divestitures and other strategic transactions, including coordinating internal teams, managing due diligence activities and working with outside counsel. Support the Treasury group on banking agreements, insurance policies, pension management and other Treasury matters. Ensure support of domestic and international corporate law matters; oversee the corporate secretarial function of domestic and global legal entities. Lead legal support for a diverse range of matters related to day-to-day operations of the company; work with other departments, including Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, Controllers, Internal Audit, Treasury, Tax, Talent & Inclusion, Corporate Records, Shared Services Center and others on various projects. Drive public company and other compliance efforts, including the development and ongoing review of policies and procedures and the implementation of training initiatives. Monitor and keep senior management and Board members apprised of corporate governance trends and developments; engage in policy advocacy related to key responsibilities. Manage a team of two lawyers, two paralegals and an executive assistant in support of the above.

Qualifications: Undergraduate and JD degrees from recognized institutions and a member in good standing of the New York Bar. 12+ years relevant work experience, principally in the areas of corporate and federal securities law and corporate transactions, with increasing levels of responsibility. Experience managing a team of lawyers. Familiarity with financial statements and accounting literature and comfort discussing underlying financial statement concepts, including accounting and tax; extensive 34 Act drafting experience. Ability to contribute to discussions of general business issues; to work well with a wide range of clients, from senior executives to operating personnel; and to work independently as well as to lead a project from conception to completion. Ability to analyze complex legal and regulatory material, communicate the implications in clear and simple language, and recommend appropriate courses of action. General understanding of legal technology commonly used to support a corporate governance and securities law practice, including familiarity with board portals, securities filing software, entity and document management, and research resources.
 
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Associate Product Counsel, Securities
Refer job# SMNE150786
 
Associate Product Counsel, Securities The candidate will contribute to building out innovative securities-related products and provide counsel on own corporate and securities law matters. Will effectively communicate and build relationships cross functionally, including partnering with Finance, Product, Engineering and Compliance, to tackle new legal questions and reach creative solutions. Counsel the product team and other stakeholders on securities law issues related to capital table management and investor passport products throughout the product development and implementation lifecycle. Draft commercial and intellectual property agreements and disclosures affecting the company's products and services. Advise on primary and secondary securities issuances and related general corporate law matters. Coordinate and collaborate across compliance, product, engineering, and business teams relating to product development. Remain up-to-date on relevant securities and technology laws and regulations to provide an ongoing ability to provide sound compliance advice. 4+ years of combined, relevant experience in law firms, governmental agencies, and/or in-house legal departments. J.D. and membership with at least one state bar. Substantial subject matter expertise in securities matters including the Securities Act of 1933 and 1934. Must have experience with the regulatory framework surrounding private securities issuance and trading. Understanding of laws and regulations that apply to financial products and laws relating to the commercialization of technology solutions. Should have product counseling experience, including the ability to apply laws and regulations to new products and/or technologies, and the ability to review products and related functionality for compliance with applicable laws. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
 
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Attorney, Securities And Real Estate
Refer job# NINZ150768
 
Attorney, Securities and Real Estate The candidate will be working with Private Placement and Real Estate Analysts on new issues, terms sheets, secondary buy/sell transactions, limited partnership agreements, subscription agreements, side letters, amendments, workouts, restructurings and bankruptcies. Will be mentoring junior Private Placement Analysts in document review methods and working closely with the analysts to identify issues and concerns and convey to investor counsel. Supporting Private Placement Analysts in negotiating resolution with investor counsel concerning any identified issues. Identifying and assessing potential legal risks in ambiguous, unique and/or highly complex business situations. Creating valuable risk management/mitigation recommendations by leveraging sound risk assessment information to further the achievement of the most complex business objectives. Drafting necessary legal documents and developing conclusions and recommendations. Providing expert advice and counsel on highly complex legal matters by focusing on relationships with business leaders. Actively identifying and logically assessing potential legal risks in ambiguous, unique and/or the most complex business situations which have the greatest potential for significant impact to the company. Participating in the selection and oversight of outside investment counsel, including coordinating workflow, evaluating work product, reviewing invoices and negotiating fee reductions.

The candidate should preferably have Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from an accredited law school. Have and maintain an active license in Ohio is plus. Experience with a major law firm or corporate legal department advising on complex financial transactions, including bankruptcy and restructuring is plus. Strong oral and written communication skills preferred. Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, organizational and communication skills ideal. Supervisory experience would be beneficial.
 
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Director, Counsel, Securities & Corporate Transactions
Refer job# MYMA150741
 
Director, Counsel, Securities & Corporate Transactions Duties: Provide legal support in the areas of corporate transactions, securities law and other legal issues affecting an NYSE-listed company. Conduct legal review of contracts and will provide transactional and operational counseling to business units on a diverse range of legal issues. Oversee cross-functional teams project management systems on behalf of the transactional department and will be the primary lead in conducting trainings with business units. Successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to work independently, have practical business perspectives and build trust and credibility. Report to VP, Counsel & Associate Corporate Secretary. Compliance with Federal securities laws, including the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Draft and review SEC filings, including proxy statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K and Section 16 filings, and NYSE-related applications, filings, reports and notices. Support strategic transactional matters (e.g., corporate financing and capital markets transactions, M&A and joint venture transactions), and work with Finance, Treasury and Tax teams on banking and intercompany agreements. Develop contract tools and systems for internal business partners to negotiate common commercial issues, including preparation of form agreements and templates, and negotiation guidelines. Optimize existing agreements and identify and draft new template agreements for business units. Review and draft agreements for the various departments, including but not limited to equipment, facilities management, supply chain, manufacturing, research, payment processing, SAAS, PAAS, finance, development, health and benefits, sponsorship, talent, and equity agreements. Assist in managing the legal department's contracts management system. Assume a primary role in the implementation and growth of the Global Contracts Team. Assist legal department on domestic and international strategic long-term projects and initiatives. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Member of the California Bar Association. 8 years of relevant experience with 5+ years as an attorney in prior law firm or in-house experience in Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 reporting, contract drafting, review, negotiation, and interpretation, and with a background in strategic and finance transactions. Experience with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and finance transactions. Extensive knowledge of securities laws applicable to public companies, NYSE/NASDAQ rules and regulations, with extensive experience drafting and filing SEC documents. Strong track record of structuring, negotiating, reviewing and drafting a wide range of complex strategic and commercial transaction documents in a timely manner, including mergers and acquisitions, global supply, manufacturing, distribution, event planning, real estate, engineering, operations, finance, marketing, accounting, treasury, research and development, information technology, intellectual property, employment, health benefits and insurance agreements. Familiarity with credit facilities and indentures. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to draft well-written reports, minutes, and general business correspondence. Self-sufficient person who shows project ownership and enjoys working collaboratively and effectively across all internal departments and outside partners, including directors, executive officers, consultants and regulators. Demonstrated ability to discretely handle highly confidential and sensitive information. Ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities under general supervision. Ability to manage fast-paced workload and add value to multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to adapt as the external environment and organization evolves. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) proficiency. High standards of ethics and integrity. Highly collaborative partner with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with team members and all levels across the enterprise and outside partners. Ability to function as an effective team member, both within the legal department and the group of clients we serve at all levels with sensitivity and cultural diversity.
 
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