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Bridgepoint Education is looking for a Senior Corporate Attorney to join our high performing Legal Department and handle the preparation and filing of all required Securities and Exchange Commission filings as well as providing legal advice in connection with disclosure matters, including investor presentations, press releases, and other corporate internal and external communications.
This important position requires the ability to meaningfully interact with the General Counsel, Board Members, and senior leaders in the organization. If this sounds familiar and you’re looking to join a team that values the work/life balance, apply now!
The Senior Corporate Attorney position is a full-time employment opportunity. The Senior Corporate Attorney will provide direct support to Legal/Compliance Senior Management. Located in San Diego, CA the Senior Corporate Attorney will report to the Deputy General Counsel/ Vice President, Legal Services.
Essential Job Duties:
•Reviews and ensures all filings of quarterly and annual reports with various agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), are timely and accurate; •Prepares, reviews and files with the SEC and NYSE all required reports and notifications and otherwise ensure the Company’s compliance with the SEC and NYSE rules and regulations; •Assigns and reviews work done by outside counsel and ensures a timely, quality work product on a consistent basis; •Negotiates and reviews complex contracts and agreements; •Provides legal guidance on document interpretation; •Analyzes legal and business risk and proposes creative, business oriented solutions; •Oversees legal research, analysis and drafting of memoranda for members of Bridgepoint’s Legal Department and Management; •Demonstrates the ability to maximize human capital by fostering an environment that encompasses the organization’s culture and executes the mission, goals and core values; •Reviews corporate policies and suggests recommended changes; and •In conjunction with others, develops litigation strategies in appropriate areas as needed, and monitors both internal and external resources activities with that strategy.
•Five (5) years or more of professional legal experience in two (2) or more years in corporate security filings. •Strong presentation and negotiation skills, solid business instincts and judgment and outstanding written and verbal communication skills. •Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. •Self-motivated, strong work ethic and ability to handle and complete multiple tasks in a timely manner.
•Experience advising on legal issues facing for-profit postsecondary institutions, including the regulations of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE); •In-House / Corporate Counsel experience. •Proven ability to define legal issues and legal risks; •Superior academic credentials, effective written and oral communications; •Business orientated approach to problem-solving, tempered by an appreciation for legal complexity and risks; •Ability to work independently; and •Excellent judgement.
•JD Degree from an accredited law school; and preferred admittance to the California State Bar.
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposu...re to leading minds. For more information, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or www.facebook.com/BridgepointEducation.