Senior Corporate And Securities Counsel

Hyperloop One Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 5 months ago

THE PURPOSE:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Corporate and Securities Counsel to join Virgin Hyperloop One's Legal Department and take ownership of the legal aspects of the Company's equity, financing and corporate governance matters. The team is busy and expanding so we are looking for a self-starter who can hit the ground running.

THE ROLE:

Responsibilities Include:

  • Leading execution of financing transactions, including drafting and negotiating term sheets and definitive documents for various types of financings, leading due diligence and disclosure efforts, ensuring legal compliance of offerings and completing securities filings

  • Managing the company's capitalization table and administering the equity incentive plan, in conjunction with our paralegal and financing department

  • Communicating with stockholders and potential investors on legal matters

  • Advising on corporate governance matters, preparing materials for Board and stockholder approval and ensuring compliance with company Bylaws and Delaware and other applicable laws

  • Partnering with commercial and finance teams to provide structuring and strategic advice on new initiatives

  • Advising on matters such as subsidiary formations and operations, secondary transactions

  • Handling foreign qualifications

  • Working with in-house subject matter experts and outside counsel to provide specialized services to the company in a cost-effective manner including project management, effective budgeting and proper allocation of resources

  • Advising the business on a wide range of day-to-day issues that require legal review

  • Working with foreign local counsel on the foregoing to the extent there is an international component

  • Handling various regulatory compliance issues

  • Projects as assigned

THE CANDIDATE:

  • Strong work ethic, high integrity and a genuine interest in technology

  • Ability to proactively identify issues (including regulatory and tax)

  • Ability to work independently, with appropriate oversight, as well as part of a larger team of attorneys and business professionals

  • Ability to learn new substantive areas and pitch in on various matters outside of core competency as needed

MINIMUM REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Be admitted to the California bar OR be admitted to at least one US state bar and be willing to become registered in-house counsel

  • Have experience at a leading law firm working on a wide range of corporate transactions and securities compliance

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Have prior in-house experience and/or experience representing early stage/high growth companies

  • Have some experience in one or more of the following areas: employment law, commercial transactions, government regulation and technology transactions

Hyperloop One is an Equal Employment Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Hyperloop One will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the "Ban the Box" legislation. We may access publicly available information as part of your application. For full information on how your personal information will be stored and processed, please click here.

To all recruitment agencies: Virgin Hyperloop One does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Virgin Hyperloop One employees or any other company location. Virgin Hyperloop One is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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Senior Corporate And Securities Counsel

Hyperloop One