Assistant General Counsel, Corporate

  • 14 Jul 2020 1:59 PM
    Message # 9102339
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Castlight Health is looking for an experienced corporate and securities attorney to assume primary responsibility for in-house legal support.

    To apply, visit their job page.

    This attorney will work closely with Castlight’s General Counsel, executive leadership team, and outside counsel to provide guidance on all corporate activities, including SEC reporting & disclosures, stockholder meetings, compliance program, governance practices, corporate transactions, Board support, and other company priorities.

    This attorney will work alongside talented in-house legal and SEC reporting teams, and partner closely with our Finance, IR and equity administration functions.

    An ideal candidate will have a proven ability to work independently, own and execute key projects, manage cross-functional processes, pick up quickly on company priorities and initiatives, and deliver distinctive results.


    SEC Reporting & Disclosures. Provide substantive input into and assist in preparing SEC reports & disclosures, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, and 8-Ks; draft Proxy statements; oversee Section 16 reporting program; and generally manage all legal aspects of Castlight’s SEC reporting process.

    Stockholder Meeting and Corporate Governance. Establish and run annual stockholder meeting process and corporate governance program; manage documentation related to corporate governance; and assist Accounting and HR with equity plan administration and executive compensation matters.

    Board of Directors Support. Support the Board of Directors and its Committees in areas of public disclosure, corporate governance, oversight responsibilities, and best practices.

    Strategic Counsel. Provide strategic counsel to the company’s senior leadership team on matters related to investor relations, corporate communications, major corporate initiatives, M&A activity, or other priority items for the CEO, General Counsel, CFO, and other members of the leadership team; manage outside counsel and their support of our in-house legal team, management, and Board.

    Key Requirements

    Strong academic background, including a JD and licensed to practice law, preferably in California

    8 – 12 years of experience, including at least five years in a corporate or securities practice with a nationally recognized law firm and several years of in-house experience with a public company (SaaS preferable) focusing on securities matters, corporate governance, and Board practice.

    Experience supporting commercial, privacy, security, data, or other internal teams is helpful.

    Strong SEC disclosure drafting skills and comfort working with regulatory authorities and their representatives, including stock markets and the SEC, as well as outside counsel.

    Demonstrable history of blending legal advice with business acumen in support of corporate goals.

    Orientation to team-based culture and cross-functional collaboration.

    Desire and ability to be a creative, mature, and thoughtful partner to General Counsel, CEO, CFO, and Board of Directors.


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