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Corporate - General Attorney / Corporate - M&A Attorney / Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets Attorney / Finance - General Attorney in San Francisco, CA

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Feb 22, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


San Francisco, CA, United States
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
Finance >> Finance - General
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Senior Counsel, Corporate
Duties: Building, leading and scaling the corporate legal function as we grow and mature towards public company readiness. Counseling on securities law compliance in the United States and all other applicable jurisdictions. Participating in various efforts related to corporate development, corporate and Board governance, and potential preparation for public markets. Overseeing legal aspects of corporate transactional matters, including M&A, corporate finance, leases and other facilities related transactions. Advising on corporate governance matters, including support in connection with preparations for Board of Directors, Board Committee and shareholder meetings. Leading global corporate administration efforts, including compliance with relevant international, federal, and state laws, and maintaining foreign and domestic entities. Counseling on a range of related corporate matters such as executive compensation and stock administration. Collaborating cross-functionally with Finance, HR, senior leadership and other members of the team.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree, with strong academic credentials and membership in at least one U.S. state bar (CA, NY preferred). 7+ years of experience as corporate and securities counsel (including in-house and law firm experience). Significant public company reporting and/or recent IPO experience is essential. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with ability to advocate for a position while maintaining collaborative and open-minded approach. Highly organized, reliable, detail-oriented, and diligent. Ability to work on multiple issues simultaneously and to set appropriate priorities with clients and to deliver results efficiently. Proven ability to provide entrepreneurial, pragmatic, business-oriented advice, with a dedication to superior customer service. Ability to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive attitude to the job. Deep knowledge of US corporate, securities and financial laws with particular focus on corporate transactions, securities law compliance and corporate governance. Ability to design and implement privacy compliance programs. Experience working on enterprise SaaS, biotech, healthcare or life sciences-related technology products and services.

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