Role Summary:
The Associate General Counsel, Corporate Governance and Securities will take a lead role in managing Rivian's public company securities and corporate governance requirements. We are looking for an individual who can work independently but collaboratively in a fast-paced and collegial team environment, demonstrates sound business and legal judgment, and can prioritize and manage multiple projects on a broad array of topics. Rivian's Associate General Counsel, Corporate Governance and Securities will report to the Chief Corporate Counsel and will work with other members of the Legal Leadership Team and leaders of the organization to ensure that Rivian complies with all public company securities and governance requirements.

This is what you'll do:
  • Ensure compliance with public company legal and securities compliance and governance requirements, and support the necessary controls, processes and procedures
  • Provide counseling, training and general legal advice to the company on securities laws and requirements, including periodic reporting requirements, Nasdaq listing standards, beneficial ownership reporting requirements, Regulation FD, insider trading laws and securities transaction preclearance requirements
  • Oversee, draft and review Rivian's periodic, current, and proxy SEC filings (10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks and PRE14A/DEF14A) under the '34 Act, Registration Statements (S-1, S-8, and S-3) under the '33 Act, Schedule 13Ds, Section 16 reporting (Form 3, 4 and 5 filings), blue sky and international filings to ensure compliance with federal, state and foreign securities law requirements
  • Support Rivian's annual stockholders meeting
  • Support the Board of Directors and Board Committees, including serving as Committee liaison and supporting the drafting of meeting agendas, materials and minutes
  • Oversee, draft and review documentation and materials in respect of corporate governance requirements and compliance with Nasdaq and the SEC, including (i) drafting Board of Directors and Board Committee charters, documentation, consents, resolutions and D&O questionnaires, (ii) drafting and managing all policies and procedures relating to the corporate and organizational governance of the Rivian group, and (iii) analyzing and tracking related party transactions on a group-wide basis
  • Manage the company's preclearance review and approval process for compliance with Rivian's insider trading policy
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the securities and capitilization table management function, including responsibility for management of outstanding securities (in electronic and paper form) with Rivian's transfer agent
  • Review and advise internal stakeholders with respect to investor presentations, offering materials, public announcements, earnings releases, and investor call scripts and other communications
  • Provide support to Rivian's Treasury department, including capital markets and securities/debt offerings, credit agreements and monitoring covenant compliance under the company's credit facility and indentures
  • Oversee subsidiary management, including maintaining compliance with corporate filings, international reporting requirements and assisting with intercompany transactions
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including communications, investor relations and outside counsel

This is what you'll need:
  • Must have a J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school, and an active member in good standing of the California Bar or eligibility for in-house counsel registration
  • At least ten (10) years of securities and corporate governance experience
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills, with attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional clients