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McDonald’s Corporate Legal department is seeking an attorney to assist with corporate governance matters, securities issues, including financing transactions, and general corporate law issues. This is a fiduciary role that ensures that the Company complies with relevant laws and rules and also monitors trends in the Company’s business performance, regulatory requirements and governance and disclosure practices among peer companies and counsels clients accordingly. The individual in this role is expected to work closely with clients (including senior level roles) to understand their needs and help them meet business goals.
Provide broad support to the Corporate Secretary’s office related to:
Board and Committee meetings and materials
Governance policies and practices
Shareholder and stakeholder engagement
Annual Shareholders’ Meeting
Advise on corporate debt offerings and the share repurchase program
Advise on SEC reporting, including certain aspects of Forms 10-K/Q, 8-K, and proxy statement
Advise on executive compensation matters, including equity and cash incentive plans
Advise on Delaware law issues, including issues related to the by-laws or charter
Provide legal support for ad-hoc projects for various departments, including treasury, investor relations, accounting
JD degree and admitted to practice in the U.S.
7+ years of experience in the field
Thorough understanding of SEC rules
Knowledge of the NYSE listing standards and reporting requirements
Strong analytical and writing skills
Ability to work with and lead cross-functional teams
Working knowledge of voting policies or guidelines for institutional shareholder and proxy advisory firms
Ability to communicate complex issues effectively to senior level business leaders and members of the Board
A career at McDonald’s is an opportunity to be the best at what you do in an environment where you are valued and respected. We are committed to creating a workplace where employees are rewarded and recognized for their contribution and supported by meaningful growth opportunities. We believe the best people in the world work right here.