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Corporate Counsel

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG)
Posted Nov 19
Full Time
Norwalk, Connecticut

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands –, KAYAK, priceline,,, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world.

The Corporate Counsel is a “can-do,” positive individual who will be a key member of the governance, securities, and public reporting team, reporting to the VP Corporate Counsel. They will assist on a broad array of corporate legal issues, including Securities Exchange Act reporting, securities offerings, corporate governance, disclosure, and other general corporate legal matters. The Corporate Counsel will be an integral part of the Company’s legal team, working closely with various business functions (including finance and accounting, tax, sustainability, and HR) and external counsel to provide practical and expert legal advice, as part of our company’s mission to help people experience the world.

In this role you will get to:

  • Advise on public company compliance with U.S. federal securities laws and reporting, including the preparation and review of periodic reports, proxy statements, and other filings.
  • Coordinate internal corporate projects, including preparation of board resolutions, intercompany transactions, and maintenance of corporate entities.
  • Preparation of board of director and committee meeting materials.
  • Work cross-function globally with finance, accounting, tax, HR, and sustainability teams to create board materials, meet reporting obligations, and general corporate governance requirements.
  • Provide support for financing transactions.
  • Provide well-reasoned and practical advice and support on various legal matters to other members of the legal team and senior management.
  • Be part of a proactive, highly skilled team that is action-oriented and has an excellent reputation within a large, multinational organization.

What you have:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Work experience in the field 5+ years
  • General corporate and public company securities experience gained through law firm and/or corporate law department work.
  • You are a “gatekeeper” who offers pragmatic solutions combining strong legal issue identification, advice, and problem-solving skills.
  • You’re proactive, energetic, and self assured with high personal integrity and the ability to work well in a team environment while taking ownership of your tasks.
  • You can build trusted relationships and communicate clearly and concisely to the various global audiences across our Company.
  • J.D. from a nationally recognized law school and excellent academic credentials.
  • Admission to a State Bar of any jurisdiction in the United States with the ability to register as authorized house counsel in Connecticut.
  • Ability to read and understand financial statements

Our Commitment to Diversity

Through the Booking Holdings brands, we help our customers reach all corners of the earth. Our ability to provide great service rests on how well we understand our diverse customer base, which is why having a diverse team is so important to us. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.

There are a variety of job related factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, and years of experience sought/required. In addition to a competitive base salary, roles are eligible to be considered for an annual bonus and equity grant.

The base salary range for Connecticut and the NYC-metro area is $212,400-$259,600.

We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program designed to keep you and your family healthy, plan for the future and make the most out of life. For a glimpse of our benefits offerings, please see here. In addition to competitive health and wellness benefits, we currently offer other perks to eligible employees, such as: tuition reimbursement, fitness reimbursement, discounts, and more!

If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to click the "apply" button!

EEO Statement:

Booking Holdings is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. We ensure equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Booking Holdings also extends this policy to every phase of the employment process including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, transfer, training and development, position elimination, restructure, promotion, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, and all other conditions or privileges of employment. Booking Holdings and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please email with your request. M/F/V/D/S