Description:

This position is responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to clients across the organization on general corporate and securities matters, with primary responsibility for the legal support related to the company’s SEC disclosure, the activities of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and ESG matters.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide legal advice and counsel related to the review and preparation of the company’s annual, periodic and current reports (Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K), including the related activities of the Disclosure Committee
  • Note: although the Chief Securities Disclosure Attorney will take the lead in providing disclosure advice and counsel, he/she will collaborate closely with the Corporate and Securities Counsel - Chief Capital Markets and Capital Management Attorney in this capacity so that they work as a team to provide consistent advice and ensure redundancy
  • Prepare or supervise the filing of Section 16 reports (Forms 3/4/5)
  • Provide legal advice and counsel related to the quarterly earnings process, including review and preparation of earnings releases, financial supplements and presentations
  • Remain abreast of legislative and regulatory developments related to securities disclosure and make recommendations for changes as needed
  • Manage the activities of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, including the preparation and review of meeting agendas and materials, coordinating with business personnel to ensure effective presentations, taking minutes and counseling the Audit Committee members with respect to their responsibilities and substantive questions
  • Serve as team lead for ESG matters

Other Responsibilities:
  • In addition to the primary responsibilities above, it is expected that the Chief Securities Disclosure Attorney will work closely with the Chief Capital Markets and Capital Management Attorney and Corporate Secretary to cover all general corporate and securities matters
  • Additional matters may include the company’s compliance with federal and state securities laws, governance matters, corporate restructuring, potential M&A projects and other strategic initiatives.

Qualifications:
  • Law degree
  • 10+ years of experience in public company disclosure matters, preferably both at a law firm and in-house
  • Strong analytical, counseling, written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to liaise with all levels of management
  • Ability to build processes