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Attorney (Securities & Corporate Governance)

Help us shape the future.  Elevate is changing the way legal support services are delivered and we are looking for creative, innovative people who can help. If you are a client-focused professional who wants your ideas to make a difference, Elevate's team of highly regarded legal service experts could be the right fit for you.

Elevate is a next generation global legal service provider that ranked 53rd on the Inc. 5000 in 2016, a prestigious annual ranking of the fastest growing private companies. We help law firms and corporate legal departments with practical ways to improve efficiency, quality and outcomes.

At Elevate we live our core values:

We deliver - We are careful about the commitments we make to our customers and to each other. We do what we say we will.
We Innovate - We celebrate creativity. We challenge the status quo and continuously ask of ourselves, and each other how can we improve.
We care - We listen to our customers’ needs and help them solve their business problems. Our work is a positive influence on our personal lives and the lives of our families.

The legal industry is changing and Elevate’s team are already some of the most respected leaders in the sector as we continue to deliver cutting edge products and services in support of our clients. Elevate’s client and global payments technology company is currently undergoing significant change across its legal and compliance functions as they react to the changing regulatory landscape. To support this change, Elevate is supporting them with temporary resources to work on a wide variety of projects.

As a Securities & Corporate Governance Attorney you will be acting as In-House Counsel in Global Securities and Corporate Governance group which is responsible for regulatory and legal filings associated with operating a publicly-traded company.  Primary responsibilities for this position include providing support over development and enforcement of internal policies and procedures (including but not limited to prevention of insider trading, Regulation FD and Sarbanes Oxley) designed to insure compliance with local and foreign laws, with emphasis on training and reviews of possible policy violations.  

Specifically you will:

  • Assist in preparation of quarterly earnings release materials, 8-Ks, 10-Qs, 10-Ks, registration statements and other securities filings, including Section 16 filings.  
  • Assist with company’s securities disclosure obligations.
  • Assist with the monitoring of the company’s prevention of insider trading program.
  • Review trading requests and questions from employees.  
  • Support the board of directors and committees in setting agendas, preparing materials, resolutions and minutes. 
  • Plan, prepare and manage the Disclosure Committee meetings, agendas, materials and minutes.
  • Support investor relations, treasury and shareholder matters. 

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in general corporate law, corporate governance and contract matters. 
  • Knowledge of Regulation FD and Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships with internal clients at all levels of management and with cross-functional teams on complex deals and projects.
  • Strong work ethic, impeccable judgment and excellent verbal and written communications skills. 
  • Must possess a strong business acumen, analytical ability and written/oral communication and negotiation skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and proactive problem-solver with the ability to prioritize and handle a large number of matters and work independently and collaboratively.
  • Familiarity with Workiva is a plus. 

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required.
JD (Juris Doctor) required.

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