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Our client, a dynamic Minnesota based consumer products company, is seeking an experienced attorney to join their legal team, focusing on advising management on corporate governance and securities matters. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership and managerial courage, emotional strength and maturity, and excellent business partnership and relationship-building skills. This person is also expected to play an important role on a high performing legal team, maintaining accountability and being a part of a positive, open and responsive team.
Responsibilities for this role will include the following:
-Corporate Governance & Securities
-Provide legal support and counsel to finance and treasury functions that may include banking and credit agreements, bond indentures, inter-company cash management and other finance matters; negotiate, draft, review and advise on related documentation
-Prepare, review and advise on public disclosures, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, proxy statements, press releases and investor presentations
-Manage corporate compliance with SEC, NYSE and other legal requirements, including Section 16 matters, NYSE Listed Company Manual compliance requirements and insider trading policy
-Research and advise on emerging public company corporate governance and disclosure trends and issues, including ESG matters and shareholder engagement
-Assist with preparation of materials for Board of Directors
-Assist with capital markets transactions
-Manage outside counsel providing assistance with foregoing matters
-Support M&A transactions as needed
Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:
-Five to ten years of experience related experience practicing attorney corporate governance, securities, and/or executive compensation/ERISA at a major law firm and/or public corporation
-A strong academic record from top schools
-Demonstrates managerial and leadership courage with a poised, credible, and confident demeanor that reassures others and commands respect; convey an image that is consistent with the organization's vision and
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: A strong compensation package, including equity, will be offered.
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