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Our client, a technology driven Fortune 500 company headquartered in Silicon Valley, is seeking a strong securities and governance lawyer to join their growing legal team. This role will work closely with executives and members of the legal, finance, tax, investor relations, and communications teams, and will play a key role on a variety of matters, including SEC and financial reporting and Nasdaq compliance activities, engagement with investors, and will also assist with general corporate governance work and support for the Board of Directors.
Responsibilities for this position will include:
-Preparation and review of reports filed with the SEC, including disclosures on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, and Section 16 reporting.
-Preparation for quarterly earnings announcements, including review of earnings call scripts, earnings releases and investor presentations, and other internal and external corporate communications.
-Preparation of the Company’s annual proxy statement, and the planning and execution of the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders.
-Provide advice and counsel on Delaware corporate law, SEC and Nasdaq regulations, and general corporate and corporate governance matters.
-Assist in the preparation and review of materials for the Board of Directors and its committees.
-Develop strong relationships with internal clients and colleagues, and work collaboratively across functions to find solutions that balance legal risk with the Company’s business objectives.
-Create, implement and improve processes to mitigate risk and reduce inefficiencies in processes, forms and operations
Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:
-Eight to twelve years major law firm experience, working on various corporate matters, including securities law, corporate finance and corporate governance issues
-Proactive, highly motivated self-starter with a high level of intellectual, professional and interpersonal agility, combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
-A strong academic record from top schools
Additional Salary Information: A strong compensation package, including equity, will be offered.
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