Counsel, Corporate & Securities

Expertise:

Location:

Expertise:

Location:

Corporate (Securities, M&A, Emerging Growth)

Remote (U.S)

Corporate (Securities, M&A, Emerging Growth)

Remote (U.S)

Our client, an innovative, science-enabled, technology-driven beauty company, has exclusively engaged Solutus to assist the company in its desire to add a Counsel, Corporate & Securities to its legal department.

This attorney will be responsible for understanding business risks and opportunities, advising the board, senior leaders, and other internal partners on all aspects of the business through a public company lens. This role reports to the Deputy General Counsel.

Responsibilities:

  • Have an in-depth understanding of the company’s business, its risks and opportunities, and advise the company and senior leadership regarding the same on a regular basis
  • Prepare and review SEC filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, S-8s and Section 16 filings, and ensure compliance with SEC rules and regulations
  • Advise on and own policies and procedures relating to securities law compliance and disclosure matters, including the administration of the company’s Insider Trading Policy
  • Advise and support corporate governance policies and matters, including reviewing/preparing Board and Committee agendas and materials, ensuring compliance with policies and charter documents, and drafting minutes
  • Partner with the Investor Relations team on Regulation FD compliance oversight, investor engagement activities, and Annual Meeting
  • Review external communications, including press releases, investor presentations, and other announcements, and significant internal communications
  • Advise partner teams on external governance trends and SEC developments, in an evolving regulatory landscape
  • Collaborate with finance teams to ensure compliance with our credit facility and convertible notes
  • Lead and support other corporate-related projects, such as financing transactions
  • Work closely with our internal audit, SOX, security and compliance teams and advise on public company compliance matters
  • Work with the HR team advising on executive compensation practices, including senior management and executive agreements, stock plan administration, incentive bonus plans and programs, severance plans and guidelines, and any related public company disclosure considerations 

Qualifications:

  • JD and are admitted to a state bar
  • 5+ years of experience, with a mix of both law firm and in-house public company work
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate and securities law (particularly SEC/NASDAQ rules and regulations)
  • Extensive background with public company reporting is a must
  • Experience in a fast-paced company, with a history of advising in real-time in meetings, including to the C-suite, providing accurate guidance and pragmatic solutions
  • Excellent collaboration skills with the ability to build relationships across teams
  • Experience working with boards, HR teams, IR, and finance teams to name a few
  • Understand accounting and corporate finance, financially literate, and results oriented
  • Effective communicator with executive presence — verbally and in writing
  • Experience and demonstrated successes in working in a remote environment needed
  • A trust in and commitment to our client’s vision and mission.

Solutus has been selected as the exclusive representative on this desirable search.  Interested candidates, please submit resumes to search@solutuslegal.com for consideration. Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for review and evaluation.

Ref. #720-SLS

 

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