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Veeva is looking for an experienced Corporate Counsel to be a part of our highly motivated, tightly-knit and collaborative legal team. Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, Corporate, you will take on a range of legal work, with a particular focus on corporate and securities law matters, corporate governance, M&A, and strategic transactions. We are looking for a high performer who has exceptional communication skills and is adaptable, team-oriented, loves to learn, and operates with a high degree of integrity.
Assist in the preparation of the company’s ’34 Act filings and proxy statements for annual and special meetings of shareholders
Support in connection with governance, mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation, capital markets, and other related matters
Assist in preparing Board of Director and Committee materials and minutes; maintenance of corporate reporting and governance calendar.
Handle due diligence activities in coordination with other key company stakeholders in M&A and investment activity
Support the continuous improvement of internal policies and processes
Coordinate with outside counsel on a variety of matters as needed
Work with paralegal on corporate formation and ongoing management of international subsidiaries
Handle special projects as requested
Minimum 5 years of experience in a reputable law firm, including significant work in a corporate & securities practice, or corporate environment
Strong background in SEC reporting and disclosures (including reviewing and advising on 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, and proxy statements and Section 16 reporting)
Familiarity advising on governance-related matters, including stock exchange requirements
Working knowledge of executive compensation arrangements, including equity plans and 10b5-1 trading plans
M&A experience at a law firm or in a corporate environment
Strong academic background, including J.D. from a top U.S. law school is required
Membership in at least one U.S. state bar (ideally where the position is located)
Excellent communications skills (both written and oral), ability to manage many projects with minimal supervision, customer service (internal and external) attitude, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and willingness to work on a variety of legal matters.
Nice to Have
Previous involvement advising on investor relations and corporate communications matters, including earnings releases, press releases, and management presentations to investors and securities professionals
Desire to expand scope of responsibilities over time
Previous experience with a NYSE-listed company
Previous experience advising a SaaS company
About Veeva Systems Inc.
Veeva is the leading provider of industry cloud solutions for the global life sciences industry. We were founded in 2007 on the premise that industry-specific cloud solutions could best address the operating challenges and regulatory requirements of life sciences companies. Our solutions are designed to meet the unique needs of our customers and their most strategic business functions—from research and development (R&D) to commercialization. Our solutions are designed to help life sciences companies develop and bring products to market faster and more efficiently, market and sell more effectively, and maintain compliance with government regulations.