Senior Corporate Counsel - Securities & Corp Governance [Contract]

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We are currently seeking a Senior Corporate Counsel to handle securities and corporate governance work for a top, publicly-traded technology company.

What You’ll Do

Supporting a variety of securities, corporate governance, equity, and executive compensation matters. This attorney will be remote, though, based in our San Francisco office and will report to the Director, Legal – Corporate, Securities, and Global Governance.

  • Periodic SEC reporting
  • Proxy statement and matters relating to annual shareholder meeting
  • Insider trading compliance, including Section 16 and 10b5-1 trading plans
  • Registration statements
  • Securities- and governance-related support for mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, and other corporate transactions
  • Board of Directors support
  • Executive compensation matters

Who You Are:

  • Demonstrates outstanding judgment and makes consistent good decisions for the company and our team members.
  • Knows firsthand the challenges of a large technology company and anticipates the problems of scaling.
  • Communicates clearly and empathetically both face-to-face and in writing.

Required Qualifications:

  • 7 - 15 years of experience
  • 3+ years of in-house experience
  • JD + license to practice in at least one US jurisdiction with eligibility for registered in-house counsel status.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience at a high-growth technology company
  • Experience at a top law firm

Role Details: 

  • Anticipated Start Date: April 15, 2021 - Nov 31, 2021 (7.5 months)
  • Schedule: 40hrs/week
  • Pay Rate: $80 / hr - $110/hr
  • Benefits: healthcare, vision, dental
  • Location: San Francisco, CA - REMOTE

----- is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status or any other basis protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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