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Parker + Lynch is assisting a long time client in its search for a Senior Corporate Counsel to fill a key role in its Northern Virginia office. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an innovative company whose casual environment promotes creativity and collaboration, and also cultivates the professional and personal growth of each of its employees.
The primary focus of the role is to assist the Assistant General Counsel in a variety responsibilities. You will collaborate with other company departments in preparing and reviewing SEC filings, including proxy statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K, as well as Section 16 filings and preparing materials for consideration by the Board and its Committees. You will also advise on Board matters, develop corporate governance policies, and implement legal controls to help ensure sound corporate governance practices. You will work with the Finance, Treasury, Tax, and Risk Management teams on banking and investment matters, intercompany agreements, tax planning, internal controls, and enterprise risk management and support corporate transactional matters and other strategic corporate initiatives such as treasury reserve management, matters related to bitcoin and other digital assets, financing transactions, stock repurchases, acquisitions or divestitures, and corporate reorganizations. These are just a few examples of the many roles & responsibilities that come with this position. Here are the requirements:
5 to 8 years of experience with a highly reputable law firm or in house legal department
JD from a top 20 law school
Solid general corporate and securities background with specific experience in the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act is required
Stellar academic credentials
Superior judgment and interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task and manage a fast-paced workload
The preference is for the position to sit in Northern Virginia, but for the right candidate, the company is open to a remote candidate. Ultimately, this position requires that the Senior Corporate Counsel relocate to the DC metro area in order to come into the DC office at least once a week. Please submit your resume to indicate your interest. Thank you.
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