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Senior Counsel, Securities

Company: Compass
Location: Boston
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

At Compass, we envision a world where the experience of selling or buying a home is simple and pleasant for everyone. Founded in 2012, Compass provides an end-to-end platform that empowers residential real estate agents to deliver exceptional service to their seller and buyer clients, all in service of our mission to help everyone find their place in the world. As Senior Counsel - Securities at Compass, you work on exciting matters that require proactive legal guidance. You're part of a group of talented in-house lawyers and the projects you work on challenge you to think creatively and constructively. You are energetic and collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of Compass's business and work with employees across the company. Your contributions will be impactful, value driven and you will play an instrumental role on the Compass Legal Team. At Compass You Will:--

  • Advise on securities law and related general corporate law matters.
  • Support timely satisfaction of SEC and stock exchange compliance and reporting obligations, including registration statements, proxy statements and reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.
  • Review and provide input on earnings press releases and other public disclosures.
  • Manage Section 16 reporting and insider trading compliance issues.
  • Assist in corporate governance and board matters, including preparation of board materials, minutes and updates to corporate charters and policies.
  • Advise on matters related to equity issuances and executive compensation.
  • Manage the corporate governance of Compass's subsidiaries. What We're Looking For:--
    • You bring knowledge of equity based compensation structures and systems.
    • You have a detailed understanding of applicable securities laws; significant experience advising clients regarding compliance and coordinating '34 Act filings.
    • Minimum of 5 years' experience with heavy focus on public company securities law and corporate governance. At least 3 years in the securities practice of a nationally-recognized US law firm required; a combination of both law firm and in-house public company experience is ideal. Experience advising high-growth companies is a plus.--
    • Bachelor's degree plus JD from an accredited law school; active membership in at least one state bar (NY Bar is a plus).
    • Proven ability to independently manage caseload and other projects.
    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with an ability to distill complex legal issues and provide sound, clear legal advice to senior leaders and others.
    • Confidence operating in a fast-paced environment.--
    • A team player with low ego who can effectively work with and manage other attorneys and legal professionals. At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. COMPASS, the Compass logo, and other various trademarks, logos, designs, and slogans are the registered and unregistered trademarks of Compass, Inc. dba Compass in the U.S. and/or other countries.

      Corporate Responsibility, Privacy & Legal Notices: Compass is a licensed real estate broker, licensed to do business as Compass RE in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Tennessee, and Compass Real Estate in Washington, DC. California License # 01991628, 1527235, 1527365, 1356742, 1443761, 1997075, 1935359, 1961027, 1842987, 1869607, 1866771, 1527205, 1079009, 1272467. No guarantee, warranty or representation of any kind is made regarding the completeness or accuracy of descriptions or measurements (including square footage measurements and property condition), such should be independently verified, and Compass expressly disclaims any liability in connection therewith. No financial or legal advice provided. Equal Housing Opportunity. -- Compass 2021. 212-913-9058.

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