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Ancestry is seeking a corporate and securities attorney with 4+ years of experience for the position of Senior Corporate Counsel. This person will be based in Ancestry’s Lehi, UT office, and will report to Vice President and Assistant General Counsel. The Senior Corporate Counsel will be a true business partner, having a meaningful impact on the organization by supplying sound business advice, excellent negotiation skills, and well-informed advice on corporate transactional and securities matters.
What You’ll Do:
General corporate advice;
Supporting debt and equity financing transactions and compliance;
Working with HR and benefits teams on employee equity plans;
Supporting Chief Legal Officer on matters related to the board of directors;
Mergers and acquisitions;
Management of domestic corporate structure;
Advising finance, tax, and accounting on a range of issues;
Managing and advising on corporate governance and enterprise risk management matters;
Negotiating and advising on a wide range of agreements and licenses;
Collaborating with internal sourcing & procurement teams
Who You Are:
JD and top academic credentials.
Admission to a State Bar.
4+ years of relevant corporate transactional and securities experience.
At least 4 years of foundational training with a leading national law firm.
Demonstrated ability to work efficiently, to take on big challenges and complex projects and to be accountable for results, while meeting demanding deadlines and balancing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Sound and practical business judgment and the ability to provide business-oriented, practical legal advice.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to effectively manage and/or oversee outside counsel.
IPO and public company securities experience a plus
When you join Ancestry, you join a human-centered company where every person’s story is important. We believe that by discovering the struggles and triumphs of our past, we can foster deeper bonds and more meaningful connections among families and communities. Our talented team of scientists, engineers, genealogists, historians, and storytellers is dedicated to empowering customers around the world from all backgrounds on their journeys of personal discovery.
With more than 24 billion digitized global historical records, 100 million family trees, and 16+ million people in our growing AncestryDNA database, Ancestry helps customers discover their family story and gain actionable insights about their health and wellness. Passionate about dedicating your work to enriching people’s lives? You belong at Ancestry
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