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Senior Counsel

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 18,2017

Posted on

Jun 03,2017
Practice Area
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
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Senior Counsel The candidate will provide effective, responsive, and strategic legal advice to executive management and the board of directors on public company corporate governance, disclosure and other public company matters as part of Corporate Secretary’s Office. Provide advice and counsel on legal aspects of public company corporate governance. Partner effectively with executives and senior managers from a variety of businesses and functional areas to produce Board memoranda, presentations, resolutions, disclosures, other communications, and related material. Assist in the operations of the corporate secretarial function, e.g., organizing agendas, logistics, and execution of Board meetings. Supervise the work of one or more legal assistants in the corporate secretarial function. Coordinate advice with colleagues as appropriate. Identify and resolve legal issues related to public company corporate governance and disclosure through research, analysis, and developing practical and well-reasoned solutions. Draft and edit effective corporate governance documents and communications such as Board and Committee charters, Board memoranda and presentations, with scrupulous attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to communicate crisply and effectively, both orally and in writing. Work effectively with executive and senior management, and be able to provide advice and counsel with confidence and authority. Manage complicated projects and coordinate contributions from multiple disciplines.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree, licensed to practice in New York. 3-4 years' legal experience in public company governance matters, including governance-related SEC rules and related disclosures, Section 16 rules, NYSE rules, ISS and other institutional shareholder concerns and standards.

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Requisition #: 62141

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