Sr. Counsel (JD degree & Active License Required)

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Santa Clara, CA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

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8 - 10 years

Posted 5 days ago

Description

CSLP is seeking an experienced, well-rounded senior corporate counsel to be a member of our client's Governance and M&A practice group within their legal department. This group provides legal counsel regarding, among other things, corporate and securities matters including '34 Act and other securities laws compliance, corporate governance and Board of Director support, strategic transactions (including M&A, divestitures, joint ventures and equityinvestments), stock plan administration, and executive compensation.

The position reports directly to the Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and is located at the Company's global headquarters.

 

Responsibilities:

*Securities law and SEC reporting and compliance matters, including earnings press releases, periodic reports, proxy statements and annual reports, disclosure advice, and investor relations, corporate finance, treasury and communications support;

* Corporate governance matters including support of the Board of Directors and its Committees, corporate governance policies and procedures, stock listing compliance and matters of interest to the company's shareholders;

* Merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions, including confidentiality agreements, due diligence, negotiation and drafting of term sheets and definitive agreements, antitrust issues, closing mechanics and integration support;

* Executive compensation and broad-based equitycompensation matters, including equitycompensation plans, cash incentive plans, the long-term performance program, compensation and governance policies;

* General corporate matters including subsidiary maintenance and inter-company transactions; and Stay up-to-date and keep executives advised on external governance trends, SEC issues, general legal issues and best practices.

Requirements

This position requires a J.D. from an accredited law school, plus a minimum of 8 years combined law firm and in-house corporate experience. At least 3 years in progressively increasing leadership roles. Significant in-house experience in a large public multinational preferred. 

Ideal candidate will have a mixture of Law Firm and Corporate experience.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated hands-on solution-oriented experience in most, if not all, of the substantive areas described above.

The position requires the ability to work independently and proactively, while also being a team player, on a wide variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision and the exercise of excellent judgment under pressure.

Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills and be licensed to practice law in California.

This position requires a J.D. from an accredited law school, plus a minimum of 8 years combined law firm and in-house corporate experience. At least 3 years in progressively increasing leadership roles. Significant in-house experience in a large public multinational preferred.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated hands-on solution-oriented experience in most, if not all, of the substantive areas described above.

The position requires the ability to work independently and proactively, while also being a team player, on a wide variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision and the exercise of excellent judgment under pressure.

Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills and be licensed to practice law in California.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated hands-on solution-oriented experience in most, if not all, of the substantive areas described above.

The position requires the ability to work independently and proactively, while also being a team player, on a wide variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision and the exercise of excellent judgment under pressure.

Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills and be licensed to practice law in California.