The Corporate Counsel works closely with colleagues in the Legal department and across multiple internal functional groups on various corporate matters, including Securities Exchange Commission and Nasdaq reporting and compliance matters, capital raisings, corporate governance matters and management of corporate subsidiaries. This role reports to the Director, Corporate Law.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Ensures compliance with and collaborates with Sarepta team members to draft disclosures required by SEC and Nasdaq (e.g., 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Proxy Statements and Section 16 filings).
Reviews and drafts SEC disclosures, agreements and documents related to capital raising.
Supports the Investor Relations team, including preparing forward looking statements for presentations and press releases.
Assists with matters related to Sarepta's equity incentive awards (e.g., equity award agreements, plan prospectus, Form S-8, etc.).
Assists with corporate governance matters, including preparing board and committee presentations, resolutions and minutes.
Forms new entities and maintains and updates all minute books and share records for all Sarepta entities.
Supports the Treasury and Tax teams, including preparing intercompany agreements and resolutions.
Oversees and works with outside counsel on more complex legal issues related to primary responsibilities.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education and Skills Requirements:
JD required from an ABA accredited law and must be licensed or registered to practice law in Massachusetts.
Minimum of 3 years of corporate and transactional law experience at a top tier, national law firm. Experience must include SEC laws and regulations and public company transactions. Experience working with biopharmaceutical industry clients is strongly preferred.
Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, written, verbal and visual communication skills.
Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking.
Proven ability to successfully manage projects and timelines, organize/track complex information, prioritize accordingly, and the ability to quickly adjust to shifting priorities and demanding timelines when necessary.
Solid sense of accountability and sound judgement; highest ethical standards and focus on quality and attention to detail.
Self-motivated with strong work ethic and the ability to work independently and efficiently.
Experience working with stakeholders/partners at all levels, globally, across the organization.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications; Word, Excel, Outlook and legal/contract systems.
Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Sarepta Therapeutics offers a competitive compensation and benefit package.
Sarepta Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and participates in e-Verify.