Corporate Securities Counsel
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Position Type:  Corporation
Practice Area:  Corporate
Practice Specialty:  Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, Transactions, Corporate, Corporate Transactions
Location:  Midwest
Job Code:  182002-2
Job Description:

We have been retained by a growing, actively diversifying, publicly-traded manufacturing company in the Mid-West to recruit a corporate securities lawyer with 4-7 years of experience (gained at a large law firm or publicly traded corporation). Reporting directly to the General Counsel, this position will have responsibility for key corporate matters including securities, M&A, finance and public company governance and will work closely with the C-Suite, the Board of Directors and outside counsel in connection with the aforementioned matters. Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparing securities filings (including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K), as well as the proxy statement and annual shareholder meeting materials
  • Assisting in developing, maintaining and executing policies and procedures to ensure sound corporate governance and compliance with NYSE and SEC regulations and other laws and regulations applicable to public companies
  • Playing a central role in executing mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other transactions, including legal due diligence and the negotiation and preparation of transaction agreements
  • Managing general corporate matters, including those relating to securities law, domestic and global M&A, corporate governance, corporate finance, executive compensation and equity compensation plans
  • Working with other corporate functions to manage the Company’s global corporate organizational structure
  • Conducting research and providing legal advice on corporate and securities law issues

In addition to the above requisites, candidates must be action- and results-oriented and have outstanding academic credentials, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and strong problem-solving and decision-making skills. This unique position offers responsibility for meaningful legal work in a collegial environment. A competitive compensation and benefits package, including relocation assistance, will be provided.

Requirements:  

Thank you for your interest in a position with one of our clients.  Your information will be reviewed by a recruiter; however, because of the large volume of inquiries that we receive for our positions, we are not able to respond directly to all applicants.  Please note that your resume submission is confidential, and your materials will not be sent to a client without your prior written consent.