With electric vehicles (EVs) expected to be nearly 30% of new vehicle sales by 2025 and more than 50% by 2040, electric mobility is becoming a reality. ChargePoint is at the center of this revolution, powering one of the world’s leading EV charging networks and a comprehensive set of hardware, software and mobile solutions for every charging need. We bring together drivers, businesses, automakers, policymakers, utilities and other stakeholders to make e-mobility a global reality.
Since our founding in 2007, ChargePoint has focused solely on EV charging and established a business model that's been validated by more than a decade in business and thousands of customers. As now a public company, we remain focused on broadening our market leadership and building on years of innovation. ChargePoint offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to build our all-electric future and dominate a trillion-dollar market.
Join the team that is building the EV charging industry and make your mark on how people and goods will get everywhere they need to go, in any context, for generations to come.
What You Will Be Doing
ChargePoint seeks a skilled attorney to join its global Legal Department as its Sr. Corporate Counsel, Corporate Securities and M&A. This attorney will assist the General Counsel with a variety of corporate, governance, securities and M&A matters, with a focus on SEC and public company matters and subsidiary management, and will work closely with the Company’s finance department. The position requires a strong corporate, governance, securities and transactional background; an analytical and detail-oriented mindset, coupled with strong communication skills; the ability to spot and analyze legal issues, present positive, creative solutions, and advise management of risks; and the ability to motivate and work well with the other members of the legal team involved in these subject matter areas, as applicable.
Essential Job Functions:
- Assist in drafting all securities filings (e.g., 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings, and proxy statement) and securities-related legal documentation for M&A transactions, with outside counsel support as needed
- Responsible for leading the project team for the proxy statement and the annual meeting of stockholders
- Prepare and maintain registration statements
- Lead merger and acquisition activity, strategic relationships and other corporate transactions, including drafting and negotiating relevant documentation
- Securities law disclosure review and advice (e.g., press and earnings releases, investor relations presentations, website disclosures, Regulation G, Regulation FD matters)
- Securities law administration and compliance (e.g., equity incentive plan matters, securities trading policy administration, transfer agent matters and matters with respect to other securities laws and NYSE requirements)
- Developing and reviewing Board of Directors resolutions, meeting minutes and presentations and related public company and corporate governance matters as required
- Assisting with the preparation, organization and delivery of materials for Board and Board Committee meetings
- Actively oversee subsidiary entity and director and officer management, including:
- International and U.S. entity governance and maintenance
- Assist in the formation and dissolution of entities, changes in entity organization structure and management and other changes for the Company’s many subsidiaries
- Prepare and review minutes, resolutions, powers of attorney and corporate organizational documents, including certificates of incorporation and bylaws
- Work with outside counsel and various agencies and authorities with respect to entity filings, governance and maintenance
- Assist on a variety of corporate legal issues, projects and initiatives as needed
What You Will Bring to ChargePoint
- Position requires a Juris Doctorate and strong preference for membership in good standing with a state bar.
- 8+ years of experience in capital markets practice, public companies and M&A,
- Preferably combined law firm and in-house experience
- Deep knowledge of securities law for public companies
- Familiarity with corporate governance best practices
- Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-moving environment where your role is constantly evolving
- Top tier legal and business judgment with the ability to quickly assess risk and prioritize
- High level organizational skills, resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability
- Ability to understand business needs and partner with internal clients and outside groups to find creative solutions to complex problems
- Strong written/oral communication skills, ability to communicate complex legal issues in non-legal language
- Enjoy collaborating with no ego in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
- Ability to deliver strong results with limited resources, under tight deadlines