Corporate Counsel

Legal Hollywood, California


Description

Position at j2 Global

j2 Global is seeking to add a Corporate Counsel to its legal department.  This Corporate Counsel would primarily be responsible for managing the legal side of j2’s significant mergers and acquisitions program (j2 Global has completed over 15 acquisitions in 2017). This Corporate Counsel would also assist with the company’s commercial contracts and may also support the company’s public company securities and corporate governance matters, as well as the company’s regulatory and compliance matters.

Job Duties:

  • Manage the legal aspects of the company’s Mergers and Acquisitions transactions, including drafting and negotiating all transaction documents, coordinating internal and external legal teams, managing diligence matters, managing any cross-border issues and assisting with post-closing transition processes.
  • Provide counsel to the company’s senior staff on a range of compliance, risk management and corporate governance matters and practices.
  • Build, develop and maintain infrastructure, policies and practices to support the expansion of the company.
  • Assist with aspects of the company’s commercial contracts, including reviewing and negotiating customer and vendor contracts.
  • Attend to general corporate and day-to-day legal issues.
Job Requirements: 
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a corporate attorney with an emphasis on Mergers & Acquisitions in a multi-national, public technology or private equity firm.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey legal advice clearly and effectively.
  • Excellent legal, business and practical judgment with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels.
  • High energy level and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, high-pressure and rapidly changing environments. 
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited law school and a member in good standing of the California state bar.