The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
Your focus will be on domestic and international securities laws (including public company disclosure and compliance), proxy statements, shareholder meetings, general corporate shareholder services, corporate governance matters, audit requirements, insurance coverage, and similar areas.
About the Team
Join the growing FiscalNote legal team as you help chart the course for the company’s next phase of growth. You will work closely with the General Counsel, other Legal Department personnel, the company’s senior leadership team, the Board of Directors and shareholders to provide legal advice and support on a wide range of securities and compliance matters.
What to Expect:
Coordinate, prepare and oversee filing of a broad array of regulatory disclosure documents
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
Develop, implement and maintain various compliance initiatives and corporate governance policies and practices (e.g., Sarbanes-Oxley requirements) in coordination with other stakeholders (Finance, Information Security, etc.)
Manage relevant equity and compensation issues, including Section 16 issues
Manage and direct outside counsel on projects and issues relating to securities laws compliance, shareholder services and corporate governance
Proactively monitor and advise on appropriate course of action for changes in market activities, laws, rules, regulations, applicable listing standards, shareholder engagement, proxy advisory firm guidelines, and corporate governance practices
Provide legal advice and support with respect to domestic and international subsidiary structure and management
Support other projects as requested from time to time by the General Counsel
What Sets You Apart:
J.D. degree from an accredited law school and admission to a State Bar
6 to 10 years relevant law firm experience
In house experience at a publicly traded company a plus
Broad and deep expertise in securities laws, corporate governance and board governance matters, including drafting and reviewing securities filings
Experience working with and advising senior business leaders
Excellent interpersonal skills, collaborative, inclusive nature, and team-player attitude
Exemplary verbal, writing, and presentation skills
Additional Salary Information: Base, bonus, and equity will be an aspect of the offer
FiscalNote is a technology-powered global software data and media company that uses powerful machine learning to provide clients with the right policy information and insights, and at the right time so that they can better navigate market risk and uncertainty and maximize new opportunities.
As the premier hub of domestic and global information for more than 5,000 clients worldwide, FiscalNote’s tools, analysis, news, and award-winning journalism delivers context, clarity, and a competitive edge in a rapidly changing world.
FiscalNote offers competitive salaries, equity packages, and retirement accounts to ensure we’re all FN owners. We work hard, so our open vacation policy helps us ensure you’re getting the R&R you need. We offer comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance options supplemented by a flexible spending account (FSA). We have a slew of other benefits which you can check out at careers.FiscalNote.com.
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