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Corporate Counsel – Silicon Valley, CA

Location
Silicon Valley, California
Job Type
Full-time
Practice Areas
Technology & Commercial Transactions,
Company Name
Solutus Legal Search
Job Title
Corporate Counsel – Silicon Valley, CA

Description

Our client, a highly regarded public technology company has engaged Solutus Legal on an exclusive basis to assist the company in its search for a top corporate attorney. The ideal candidate will possess 3 - 5 years of  M&A and other relevant corporate transaction experience. Top law firm experience servicing emerging growth and publicly-traded technology companies is required. Local candidates only (San Francisco Bay Area).

The successful attorney must possess the “soft skills” required to thrive in our client’s culture. S/he must be collaborative with legal and business teams, flexible, team-oriented, selfless, secure, confident, willing to learn and approachable. In addition, s/he must possess the judgment to know when to escalate issues within the legal team and have the ability to work together to create solutions.

This attorney will be responsible for strategizing and managing the legal life cycle of the company’s global M&A practice and will work closely with the company’s executive, corporate development, legal and other cross-functional teams. S/he will provide advice and guidance on acquisitions, investments and other strategic corporate transactions, will advise on deal structure and issues, conduct and manage due diligence, draft and negotiate deal documentation, coordinate deal closings, track post-closing requirements and monitor strategic investments.

The successful attorney will also support corporate governance and compliance matters, including managing corporate and compliance matters for U.S. and foreign subsidiaries. In addition, this lawyer will have the opportunity to assist with SEC public reporting disclosures, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements and Section 16 filings, and licensing transactions. S/he will work closely with outside counsel and must possess the ability to effectively manage the relationship.

Personality fit with our client and the legal department is paramount. This lawyer must possess a positive attitude and have the proven ability to develop healthy working relationships with internal partners and external customers. The successful candidate will also work efficiently and independently with confidence and manage his/her own workload.  In addition s/he must possess excellent strategic, organizational and presentation skills, business acumen and sense of awareness and confidence to successfully negotiate deals and work with the legal team and other cross-functional teams.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to join a high quality company in an important role.  Our client offers an attractive compensation package for the qualified candidate.

Solutus Legal has been engaged on an exclusive basis to conduct this search. All interested candidates must submit their resumes directly to Solutus for consideration to search@solutuslegal.com. Resumes bypassing Solutus and submitted directly to our client will be redirected to Solutus for consideration

Ref. #484-SLS

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