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Sr Corporate Counsel I, SEC Reporting

Posted Mar 30
Full Time

About our group:

Members of Seagate’s Legal, Government Relations, and Global Trust and Security Department are diverse, dynamic, innovative, and engaged.  Our attorneys and other professionals work collaboratively as valued business partners to support Seagate’s strategy and objectives.  Our team goals are to Protect Seagate, Deliver Awesome Services, Build Sustainable Relationships, and Build the Best Team.  We do impactful and interesting work, support each other, and have fun.

Seagate is seeking an experienced and highly skilled corporate and transactional lawyer.  The ideal candidate will possess 5 to 8 years of legal experience in the areas of SEC reporting, corporate governance, Irish and Singapore company law, subsidiary maintenance, and U.S. capital markets transactions, including debt securities and lending transactions.  We will consider candidates with relevant in-house legal experience at public companies and strong law firm attorneys for this position.

About the role - you will:

Report to the Assistant General Counsel and will work with others in the Legal Department to:

  • Provide advice and counsel on general corporate, company law, compliance, and corporate governance matters;
  • Advise on securities law matters, including preparing SEC filings such as Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, S-8, Proxy Statements, and Section 16 reports;
  • Assist with the preparation and planning for the annual meeting of shareholders;
  • Work with internal teams to draft and review earnings releases, press releases, and shareholder and investor communications, particularly for compliance with applicable securities laws;
  • Support and advise on U.S. financing and U.S. capital markets transactions including debt offerings, credit agreements, and other treasury‐related matters;
  • Provide legal support and counseling to internal teams, including finance and treasury teams, regarding financial transactions and corporate projects;
  • Advise on NASDAQ-listed equity, executive compensation, and stock administration matters;
  • Assist with subsidiary maintenance matters and work with paralegals for these matters;

Monitor and analyze regulatory developments and best practices in securities, company law, and corporate governance arenas and drive change and education as appropriate.

This is a great opportunity to join Seagate’s fantastic in-house legal team and work on challenging and often cutting-edge legal issues that require creative and proactive advice and client support.  As you join our worldwide legal team you will work collaboratively across the legal department and with high-level internal stakeholders to achieve Seagate’s business objectives.  

About you:

  • Willingness to “roll up your sleeves” and handle whatever crosses your desk;
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, write clearly and concisely, and manage tasks to deadline;
  • Ability to represent the company professionally, thoughtfully and with the highest standards of integrity;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a team-oriented approach; and
  • Organized, hard-working, and highly professional, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment, manage numerous projects simultaneously without compromising attention to detail, and exercise sound judgment.

Your experience includes:

  • 5 – 8 years’ experience in Securities (SEC) and Corporate Governance;
  • Subsidiary maintenance;
  • U.S. capital markets experience, preferably from a combination of top tier law firm and public company in-house work;
  • Working with U.S. equity compensation plans and executive compensation, including proxy statements;
  • Juris Doctorate and Bar Admission in good standing;

You might also have:

  • Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) experience; 
  • Experience with Irish and/or Singapore company law;

The estimated base salary range for this position: $112,200.00 - $166,700.00. Actual salary range is based on the regional labor market of the role in the geography in which the position is located based on the requirements of the job and your skills. This posted salary range is a good faith and reasonable estimate, and Seagate reserves the right to adjust this range depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. 

Seagate offers comprehensive benefits to its eligible employees; including, but not limited to, eligibility for variable pay bonus, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short-and long-term disability, 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, health savings account, dependent care and healthcare spending accounts, flexible time off/vacation, paid holidays and paid parental leave and well-being programs. 


Remote United States - We are open to the incumbent working remotely in the United States.  

Seagate is able to offer virtual employment for this position in the following states: AL, AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY.

Location: Remote United States
Travel: Up to 10%