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SEC Corporate Attorney / Assistant Secretary

Corporate Office
5501 Headquarters Dr
Plano Texas 75024
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JOB PURPOSE: Assist and provide proactive and experienced support and leadership on all matters relating to the corporate secretarial function for a U.S. public company, including corporate governance, securities filings, insider trading compliance, board meetings, proxy statements, annual meetings, disclosures, director compensation and related drafting, researching and record keeping.  Also support the Company’s Ethics & Compliance program and additional corporate matters.



  • Provide support and leadership for the company’s Annual Stockholders Meeting including the proxy statement, meeting logistics and annual D&O questionnaires.
  • Assist with Board Meeting matters, including minutes, agendas and preparation of materials.
  • Partner with Human Resources for cash and equity awards related to Director Compensation.
  • Review, maintain and recommend changes to Board Committee charters and other governance documents, manage Board self-evaluations and maintain updated investor relations website related to corporate governance.
  • Manage the process for Section 16 compliance/Form 4s and insider Edgar code maintenance and tracking equity transactions.
  • Support the Company’s insider trading policy compliance program.
  • Assist with various matters in connection with the company’s public disclosures.
  • Maintain subsidiaries, resolutions, certificates and minute books.
  • Support the Company’s intellectual property management processes and other corporate matters.
  • Organize and maintain hard copy and electronic legal and compliance files with regard to all areas of responsibility.
  • Work collaboratively with key internal departments, including Financial Reporting, Human Resources, Payroll and Tax.
  • Conduct research and draft legal and other documentation as applicable.
  • Maintain competency through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest developments.
  • Assist with various other law department responsibilities as assigned by the General Counsel.



  • J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school
  • Licensed to practice law as needed to represent the Company
  • 7+ years U.S. public company/corporate/SEC legal experience
  • Significant in-house and/or law firm experience aligned with the key responsibilities of the position
  • Strong work ethic and professional commitment
  • Ability to work independently under general direction, with latitude for initiative and independent judgment
  • Effectively and professionally work with and help manage outside counsel
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and knowledgeable, or willing to learn, about legal technology to generate efficiencies
  • Excellent time management and follow-through skills with ability to prioritize work
  • Must be meticulous, collaborative, ethical and resourceful with high desire to learn
  • Attention to detail with strong organization and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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