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Director Corporate Legal

Company name

eBay, Inc.

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Job Type


Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


San Jose, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Director, Corporate Legal
Duties: Advise and guide on corporate securities and SEC reporting and compliance matters (including periodic reports, proxy statements and annual reports, the annual stockholder meeting, and Section 16 filings). Partner closely with the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel – Corporate to advise and guide on corporate governance and corporate secretarial matters (including preparation for eBay Board of Directors, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, Audit Committee, and other board committee meetings). Work closely with the Treasury function on capital markets transactions and other treasury matters, including stock repurchases, hedging programs and intracompany transactions. As necessary, assist with overflow corporate legal work, including M&A, strategic transactions, executive compensation, equity and benefits. Independently engage with functional partners, including Accounting, Finance, Treasury, Stock Administration, Communications, Investor Relations, Tax, Executive Compensation, Compliance, Privacy, and Litigation functions. Collaborate with and contribute to the success and camaraderie of the Corporate Legal team and Legal & Government Relations global department. Work collaboratively with internal team members and constituents and manage outside advisors, including active management of outside counsel. Review SEC rules, as well as other relevant professional resources, on a regular basis to monitor changes to corporate governance rules and corporate governance trends. Assist in responding to requests for information and documents from the company’s internal and external auditors, regulators, and other stakeholders.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD degree with excellent academic credentials. 10+ years of relevant experience in securities law (’33 and ’34 Act) and SEC reporting matters and corporate governance issues. Experience in M&A and other strategic transactions a plus. In-house experience and experience at a law firm with a sophisticated corporate practice is highly desirable. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills. A high-level of intellectual, professional and social agility and flexibility, combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with business clients and other legal department members. Team oriented with ability to exhibit eBay’s cultural values, a strong sense of humor, unquestioned ethics and integrity, sound judgment and high tolerance for ambiguity. Ability to cherish innovation, embrace change, and believe that there is always room for improvement. The ability to build strong relationships quickly and interact with junior to senior business leaders with ease. Willingness to be flexible with the scope and variety of projects to be undertaken in this role. Comfort with ambiguity, constant change, a fast-paced culture, and a practical, solutions-oriented focus to solving legal challenges. Capable of working with minimal supervision. Self-motivated, disciplined and well organized. Strong judgment and project management skills and someone who’s always thinking about better ways of doing things.

Additional info

Requisition Number: R0034141

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
eBay, Inc.
2065 Hamilton Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125

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