Corporate Counsel, M&A

Legal New York, New York


Position at J2 Global

Corporate Counsel, M&A


J2 seeks a talented, business-oriented attorney to join its legal team in New York.  The attorney will provide legal support for J2’s strategic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and other complex transactions across all of J2’s business units and geographies.

The ideal candidate will be able to handle all aspects of the M&A transaction process from inception to completion, including due diligence, contract negotiation, and contract drafting.  The attorney should be well-versed in identifying and assessing risk and finding practical solutions. 



  • Draft and negotiate non-disclosure agreements, letters of intent, definitive transaction agreements and ancillary transaction agreements.
  • Structure complex transactions and develop solutions to challenging legal and business issues arising in the deal context while appropriately managing risk and ensuring that J2 gets the intended benefit of the transaction
  • Coordinate and manage the legal due diligence process
  • Advise and coordinate with non-legal professionals supporting M&A transactions (e.g. Corporate Development, Tax, Finance HR, etc.)
  • Advise, support and serve as a Q&A resource for post-acquisition integration legal matters
  • Support and contribute to J2’s day-to-day legal operations
  • Stay abreast of business and legal developments in the M&A field affecting the company



  • Juris Doctorate or Foreign Equivalent Required
  • Member in good standing of at least one state bar (preferably New York)
  • At least 3 years of experience as a corporate attorney in a large national or international law firm
  • Basic corporate and transactional law experience, including experience in public and private M&A transactions, corporate finance and other corporate law matters
  • Strong understanding of regulatory compliance as it relates to corporate governance and risk management
  • Excellent writing, oral communication, analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle high-volume, multiple priorities
  • Capacity to make decisions and give advice that demonstrate an understanding of overall business objectives and risks
  • Ability to develop partnerships and to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of our organization and externally
  • Results-oriented with outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively




J2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM) is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, RetailMeNot,, Spiceworks, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, eVoice, iContact, Campaigner, Vipre, IPVanish and KeepItSafe in its Cloud Services segment. J2 Global reaches over 230 million people per month across its brands. As of December 31, 2019, J2 Global had achieved 24 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth. For more information, visit: