The Senior Corporate Counsel assists the Ryan Legal Department with directing, implementing, managing, coordinating, overseeing, and supervising corporate legal matters relating to the Firm including, without limitation, acquisitions, credit facilities, corporate governance, and equity management.
The Senior Corporate Counsel in consultation with the Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Vice President, Legal, advises management on various legal issues relating to the business of the Firm. Responsibilities in this role include assistance with corporate development initiatives, equity matters, and qualifications to transaction business in the United States, Canada, and globally, wherever company operations expand.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Education and Experience:
Doctor of Jurisprudence degree (JD) from an accredited law school and at least 12 years related experience in a similar environment. At least 7 years of management experience is required. M&A experience and equity management is required. Public company experience preferred. COSO framework (audit and controls) familiarity is preferred.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have intermediate skills in Microsoft® Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research.
Certificates and Licenses:
License to practice law in the State of Texas required. Membership to the American Bar Association and Association of Corporate Counsel preferred.
This job may manage employees in the Legal Department.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/DisabilityPosted 4 Days AgoFull timeR0004290
Ryan offers outstanding opportunities to work in a dynamic, rapidly expanding tax services firm serving the worlds most respected Global 5000 companies. Our innovative work environment, accelerated growth path for high performers, competitive benefits package, and outstanding earning potential provide the most rewarding career experience available in the industry. Ryan employees are given the freedom to do their best work in the way they work best. With a clear understanding of expectations and accountabilities, our employees are given ownership of their time and flexibility to meet the demands of their professional and personal lives.
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Ryan LLC (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
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