Our Company:
Changing the world through digital experiences is what An American Multinational Computer Software Company's all about. We give everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We're passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

An American Multinational Computer Software Company's Legal, Security, and Policy (LSP) team partners with business and functional teams to manage the company's legal and government affairs. Sub-teams within the organization include Policy, Compliance, Anti-piracy, Corporate Securities and M&A, Litigation, Intellectual Property, Privacy, Trademarks & Marketing, Employment, Real Estate, Security, Operations and Product and Sales support. An American Multinational Computer Software Company's LSP embraces groundbreaking approaches and best practices to align with An American Multinational Computer Software Company's business needs.

The Opportunity:
Against this backdrop, An American Multinational Computer Software Company is seeking a VP, Corporate Legal to oversee, lead and provide vision for all aspects of the company's corporate legal needs in support of advising An American Multinational Computer Software Company's executive team and Board of Directors. As the head of An American Multinational Computer Software Company's Corporate Legal Group, this leader will provide legal support for mergers and acquisitions, public company securities disclosure and reporting. Additionally, this person will lead all aspects of corporate governance, insider trading compliance, executive compensation, real estate, tax, aviation and general corporate counseling. This leader has global responsibility; BOD management; and direct relationship with CFO. This person will lead a team dedicated to supporting An American Multinational Computer Software Company's rapidly changing business needs. They will also be responsible for ensuring compliance with evolving laws and industry standards, and creating and building solutions to help An American Multinational Computer Software Company meet its business goals.

Reporting to An American Multinational Computer Software Company's General Counsel and Chief Trust Officer, Dana Rao, the VP, Corporate Legal & M&A will be a lawyer with a strategic and operational expertise in securities law, mergers and acquisitions and prior experience working as a product attorney. The successful candidate will have strong demonstrated intellectual curiosity to develop a deep understanding of our business and products. This leader will have strong executive presence and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, including the Executive team, Board of Directors, and Shareholders. This person should also have proven success in working cross functionally; and should be a strong writer.

What You'll Do:
  • Corporate securities (all of the public company securities reporting);
  • Corporate governance (assistant secretary to the BOD) - agendas, materials, presence and minutes and resolutions
  • Investor relations (part of extended group that outreaches to our largest investors)
  • Support ESG activities including biannual conversation with stewardship teams of our largest shareholders
  • Ownership related to global M&A and investments (execution to integration)
  • Partner with the treasury department to advise on debt offerings and other cash management activities.
  • Advise on An American Multinational Computer Software Company's Executive compensation plan/design (partner with VP Total Rewards and equity finance leader)
  • Advise An American Multinational Computer Software Company Legal Aviation function
  • Real estate, facilities and construction (all legal work for this globally leasing and new construction)
  • Responsible for all of our global subsidiaries and tax structures in ~40 different countries; support for treasury and corporate finance (capital structure and capital markets)
  • Manage an organization of 20+ employees, including Director through Senior Director level leaders

What You'll Need to Succeed:
  • A JD from a leading law school/university, and at least 12 years of relevant experience at a top law firm or in-house legal department, specifically in federal securities law and corporate governance; preferably with additional experience in contracts, product counseling, or intellectual property.
  • Superior relationship management skills with the ability to develop partnerships and relationships throughout the organization as well as with key external collaborators. A proven track record of building and maintaining relationships with other functional leaders and the business
  • A strategic problem-solver with excellent legal and business judgement. Impeccable integrity and ethical behavior with a strong moral compass and a commitment to transparency
  • A creative, innovative and commercial leader with a positive attitude. Substantial experience working collaboratively and effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Creates clarity in high stakes situations with ambiguity (e.g. M&A)
  • Strong ability to prioritize, and focus on critical initiatives for LSP and the company; strives for operational excellence and holds team accountable
  • Collaborative leader who empowers their team; Influences and adjusts style to drive strong performance across the matrix
  • Strong communication (oral and written) skills with the ability to influence and persuade, effectively interfacing at all levels of an organization.
  • An inspirational manager and motivator capable of attracting, developing and advancing great talent and leading a distributed team, drawing on strengths to achieve common goals.
  • A champion of An American Multinational Computer Software Company's core values: Create the Future, Own the Outcome, Raise the Bar, Be Genuine