Assistant General Counsel, Securities & Governance

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Posted Jan 28
Full Time
Needham, Massachusetts
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Our purpose is to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world! We work very hard to provide our consumers with high-quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. We thrive on passion and innovation and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to build the next big thing and develop while they do.

Assistant General Counsel - Securities and Governance

At SharkNinja, our purpose is to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world. Our Shark and Ninja products make the home a better place. We work very hard to provide our consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. As an attorney at SharkNinja, you will learn the business with the business. You will be a part of a true cross functional team and you will be more than an attorney-you will be a business partner. We thrive on passion and innovation, and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to create the next big thing. We take a team approach to our projects, where everyone has a voice. We want individuals to push limits, look outside the box and think the unthinkable. We are collaborative and supportive as a team and thrive on being a part of the business. We are looking for an attorney who is highly motivated and wants to join us on our exciting journey. If you can think big, move fast and want to make a significant impact, we may be the place for you. At SharkNinja we are business drivers who are beyond only advisors. Are you ready?

This role would have responsibility for a Corporate Securities and Governance and other corporate matters in support of the Chief Legal Officer and Vice President, Commercial and would work with an innovative and highly cross functional business minded team of attorneys. In addition, this role will give the candidate the ability to work on varied special projects as assigned. At SharkNinja, the legal team takes an innovative approach to legal issues in support of strategic business initiatives and objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist the Chief Legal Officer and Vice President Commercial in overseeing Securities and Governance legal affairs.
  • Preparing and reviewing the company’s SEC filings, including reports on Form 20-F and Form 6-K
  • Advising on corporate governance policies and other public company matters, including preparing board and committee agendas and related materials.
  • Assisting with capital markets transactions and managing outside counsel
  • Advising the company on 33 Act and 34 Act securities law compliance and disclosure, and periodically reviewing SharkNinja’s internal policies, including the insider trading policy
  • Collaborating with the accounting, finance and tax teams on the Company’s public disclosures
  • Assisting with the Company’s proxy statement, annual report and preparing for its annual meeting of stockholders
  • Assisting on additional corporate matters as circumstances may require.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • JD from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice law in Massachusetts or another state.
  • Preferred nine years experience as a practicing securities/corporate governance lawyer at a firm or in-house
  • Thorough understanding of U.S. securities regulations, NYSE rules and corporate governance best practices
  • Experience drafting and reviewing SEC filings, corporate governance documents, board and committee charters, and board memoranda and presentations.
  • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The candidate should possess practical, business-oriented approach to problem-solving and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills, and superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work efficiently and effectively in time-sensitive situations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate.

At SharkNinja, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are vital to our global success. Valuing each unique voice and blending all of our diverse skills strengthens SharkNinja’s innovation every day. We support ALL associates in bringing their authentic selves to work, making an impact, and having the opportunity for career acceleration. With help from our leadership, associates, and our community, we aim to have equity be a key component of the SharkNinja DNA.

_YOUR ROLE in leading our SUCCESS DRIVERS & representing our UNIQUE MINDSET


  • Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED”
  • Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
  • Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
  • Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
  • Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT”

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