Job Description

Overview

Our New York office at 30 Hudson Yards is looking to hire an Associate General Counsel to serve as the attorney advising on strategic corporate governance matters and corporate development transactions. This role is a newly created, and we are looking for someone with a vision that can effect change and ensure execution at the highest levels in a fast paced, iterative environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Advise on corporate legal transactions, partnering with our colleagues in corporate development/strategy

Develop and lead a comprehensive corporate governance program, in-line with ESG best practices, including building out processes and improvements

Present to and advise on corporate law to boards of directors and committees

Work collaboratively to develop a strategy and materials for multiple boards and committees

Provide legal advice on, review/draft and develop resolutions, charters, forward agendas, minutes, policies, playbooks, new committees, annual filings, legal records and other governance items

Oversee work of more junior team members

QUALIFICATIONS & NECESSARY SKILLS:

JD required

Admitted to practice in New York

4 years plus of experience as at a law firm

Deep knowledge of Delaware corporate law with ability to apply concepts to other jurisdictions and new situations

Deep knowledge of ESG and corporate governance best practices

Ability to motivate team members, work across functions and supervise others

Superior critical thinking, judgment and communication skills

Expertise in preparing formation documents, qualifications, dissolutions, resolutions, and board materials

Self-starter and ability to manage competing priorities

Superior organization skills and attention to detail

Ability to coordinate complex tasks with multiple stakeholders and synthesize information to convey clearly to C-suite and board of directors-level audiences

Creative and effective at change management

 

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Job #:
26981680
Position Type:
Contract
Location:
New York, NY
Flexibility:
Onsite
Pay Rate:
$200.00 - $280.00/Hour

 
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