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EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries—EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems— EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what’s possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue.
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), with principal operations in Germantown, MD, and Englewood, CO, is seeking to hire a Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Securities and Corporate, at the Germantown, MD, headquarters of its subsidiary, Hughes Network Systems, LLC.
Lead the drafting and review of a broad range of securities law filings under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Securities Act of 1933.
Advise on and implement executive compensation and equity administration matters, including Section 16 filings and insider trading policies.
Support and advise Investor Relations and finance & accounting on disclosure matters.
Lead the preparation for board, committee and stockholder meetings, including drafting of materials and coordination of agendas.
Advise on compliance with indentures and loan documents; lead the legal work in drafting and administering same.
Manage domestic and international corporate transactions, including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, debt/equity financings, and a wide range of business agreements and other special projects.
Develop, implement and maintain various compliance initiatives and corporate governance policies and practices.
Manage attorneys and other legal professionals.
Manage and coordinate outside counsel as needed.
JD from an accredited law school and active membership in good standing in at least one state bar.
At least 15 years’ specialized securities/corporate law experience at a major law firm and/or in-house legal department (at least 3 years in-house experience preferred), focusing on a broad range of securities and corporate matters, including SEC filings, corporate governance, executive compensation and equity administration.
10+ years’ direct experience personally drafting Securities Act and Securities Exchange Act filings, including periodic reports, proxy statements, Section 16 reports and registration statements.
Successful track record managing attorneys and other legal professionals
Excellent business and legal judgment, strategic thinking and problem solving
Attention to detail and well organized, with demonstrated ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously and effectively
Excellent interpersonal skills; dynamic, team-oriented and flexible in work style and approach
Superior written and oral communication skills
Experience in an in-house legal department advising senior management and board of directors on public disclosure and corporate governance matters.
Experience drafting and negotiating contracts.
Experience with domestic and international corporate transactions, including joint ventures and mergers/acquisitions.
EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: R0002142
About EchoStar Corporation
Hughes Network Systems/an EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite operations, video delivery solutions, and engineering services. Headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, EchoStar is a multiple Emmy award-winning company that has pioneered advancements in the set-top box and satellite industries for over 30 years. Together with our three subsidiaries—EchoStar Technologies, EchoStar Satellite Services, and Hughes Network Systems—we offer employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what’s possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue—over three billion dollars’ worth! At EchoStar we know the excitement of new endeavors. We pride ourselves in not just our engineering expertise, but as pioneers forging technological change to improve the lives of our customers. We are Connecting the World in new and exciting ways, and offer you the opportunity to learn more about how EchoStar family of companies could be the right destination for you! EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opp...ortunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.
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