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Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities

Company name

Ventas, Inc

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 10, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 23, 2020

Posted on

Jul 31, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
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Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities
The candidate will provide legal support and advice on public disclosure and similar matters. Review investor communications, including quarterly earnings materials. Draft / review all ’34 Act filings, including registration statements, periodic and current reports. Lead the drafting and filing process for the annual Proxy Statement. Advise on a broad range of executive compensation and equity administration matters, including Section 16 filings and insider trading policies. Identify, analyze and report on legal and market practice developments impacting disclosure, governance and executive compensation matters. Supervise paralegal in furtherance of these responsibilities. Lead all corporate finance activity, including public and private securities offerings (both debt and equity), liability management transactions and bank financings. Advise senior management on interpretation of financing documents. Serve as principal legal counsel to the Company’s Life Science & Healthcare Real Estate Fund, L.P. With others in the legal department, provide legal support for mergers, acquisitions and portfolio-level financings. Act as assistant corporate secretary to the Board of Directors and its Audit Committee and Executive Compensation Committee. Prepare, review and distribute Board / Committee agendas and meeting materials. Prepare, review and distribute D&O questionnaires and new director materials. Participate in negotiations with shareholder proponents and investor outreach. Supervise administration of director compensation. Review and draft company policies and processes. Review press releases and other external communications. Take primary responsibility for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctor Degree. Must be admitted to or be eligible for admission to the practice of law in the State of Illinois. Should have 5+ years of securities capital markets, corporate finance and general corporate experience, predominantly received in a large, full-service law firm. Strong drafting, negotiation and communication skills.

Additional info

Ref#: R0000468

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Ventas, Inc
353 North Clark Street
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60654

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