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Associate General Counsel And Assistant Secretary

Company name

Morningstar, Inc.

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Job Type


Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
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Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary
Responsibilities: Performing the Corporate Secretary function in preparing Board and Committee schedules, materials, agendas, resolutions, minutes and reports. Maintaining corporate governance documents, including Board committee charters, guidelines and policies. Assuring good corporate governance and maintenance of corporate books and records for domestic and international subsidiaries. Assisting with compliance with Nasdaq listing rules. Preparing and overseeing from a legal perspective securities and regulatory filings, including Section 16 filings, Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, and other required filings. Preparing proxy materials and overseeing the conduct of the annual meeting of shareholders. Monitoring voting guidelines of proxy advisory firms and institutional investors. Providing support to the Compensation & Benefits function in managing equity and compensation programs Providing support to a broad range of departments and functions, including tax, treasury, finance, M&A, investor relations, communications, and others as needed. Supporting the General Counsel and the Board of Directors, as needed; responding to director requests as they arise. Monitoring developments and evolving best practices in corporate governance and assisting the Board in implementation, as needed. Advising and assisting in systems and process improvements for carrying out all of the above.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Must be admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois. Must have 10+ years’ experience providing public company corporate governance and securities law counsel. Proven analytical skills and ability to work with boards of directors and senior management teams. Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and independently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines, and manage multi-faceted projects in a fast-moving environment.

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Hiring Coordinator
Morningstar, Inc.
225 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

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