Posted Apr 18

Corporate Counsel

Pittsburgh, PA Full Time

Job Description

This Corporate Counsel position will be based in Pittsburgh, PA. The attorney should have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience working for a law firm and/or as in-house counsel for a large publicly traded company, and training or practical experience with federal securities laws. This position will support the Chief Securities and Governance Counsel, and also counsel the Investor Relations, Treasury, Finance and Corporate Communications functions.

Responsibilities include the following:

Providing analysis and legal advice on a wide variety of corporate matters arising under the federal securities laws (including the Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and Dodd-Frank Act).

Advising on corporate finance transactions (including public and private securities offerings) and related securities registration requirements.

Monitoring legal and regulatory developments to ensure continued compliance with SEC, NYSE and other legal and regulatory requirements applicable to publicly traded companies

Advising on corporate governance, executive compensation and insider trading matters

Providing legal advice related to investor relations and public disclosure issues, including review of earnings announcements, press releases, and investor communications

The candidate should have knowledge of corporate and securities laws, and a willingness to develop expertise in the application of stock exchange standards, corporate governance policies, as well as compliance with disclosure and insider trading requirements.

Essential Skills:

Ability to counsel and work with internal clients of diverse backgrounds, disciplines, needs and level of experience with legal matters

Exceptional organizational skils with a keen attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple, high priority projects in a highly demanding environment

Superior consulting, analytical and problem-solving abilities, with demonstrated ability to successfully manage critical situations and issues

Hands-on, energetic and motivated self-starter.

Excellent writing, editing and oral advocacy skills


Basic Qualifications:

Law degree (JD) from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA), and currently a member in good standing of the bar of a State, a Territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

Minimum 3 years of relevant experience, having training or practical experience with federal securities laws.

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