Corporate Counsel - M&A and Securities (Farmington)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Defense/Security Clearance



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Corporate Counsel - M&A and Securities(
Job Number:
19002677)
Description
Summary
Xerox is in the early stages of a strategic transformation. We're leveraging the power of our existing platform, which generates over $1 billion of free cash flow every year, to reinvigorate our iconic brand, reignite our innovation engine and optimize our operations, all while maintaining our reputation for quality and reliability. The success of this transformation hinges on the talent and commitment of our team. We need strong communicators with excellent interpersonal skills who thrive working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative, team-oriented environment. This role in particular requires someone who seeks personal and professional growth; someone who will quickly get comfortable working closely with senior executives across the organization and also the Board of Directors.
This position will report to the Associate General Counsel - M&A and Strategic Transactions, while also working closely with the Associate General Counsel & Corporate Secretary and the Executive Vice President & General Counsel. This position will be based in the Company's headquarters in Norwalk, CT, but there will be flexibility to work out of the Company's other offices in the New York metro area (in Midtown and Long Island). Some travel will also be required.
Responsibilities
* Support the Company's efforts on strategic corporate transactions, including all M&A activity and financings, and lead certain workstreams related thereto.
* Lead the Company's efforts, and manage outside counsel, with respect to drafting, reviewing and negotiating M&A related transaction documents.
* Lead the Company's efforts, and manage outside counsel, with respect to buy-side and sell-side M&A due diligence.
* Draft, review and negotiate Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement.
* Draft, review and negotiate Indications of Interest and Letters of Intent.
* Assist in tracking covenant compliance and regulatory filing compliance.
* Assist in the preparation of, and provide overall legal support for, various SEC filings, including the Annual Proxy Statement, Form 10-K Report, Form 10-Q Reports and Form 8-K Reports.
* Provide support for Board and Committee meetings, including preparing agendas and drafting resolutions and minutes.
* Assist with annual shareholder meeting matters.
* Help maintain accurate corporate records and documentation and provide ongoing administration and data maintenance of both domestic and foreign subsidiaries.
* Assist in supporting the Corporate Secretary function.
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Qualifications
Requirements:
* BA/BS and JD with excellent law school credentials.
* Licensed to practice law in New York or Connecticut or be eligible for licensure as a registered in-house counsel in CT.
* 4 - 6 years of experience doing M&A transactional work at an elite law firm and/or in-house.
* At least 3 years law-firm training at an elite law firm.
* SEC and public company compliance and corporate governance experience also preferred.
* Experience working with or for technology companies a plus.
* History of strategic partnering, self-motivation, working independently on projects, meeting aggressive deadlines and juggling multiple matters.
* Excellent professional ethics, integrity and judgment.
* Willingness and eagerness to roll up your sleeves and be part of a historic transformation.
Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to ...@xerox.com. Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking.
Primary Location
United States-Connecticut-Norwalk
Other Locations
United States-New York-New York
Travel
Yes, 25 % of the Time
Employee Status
Regular

* BA/BS and JD with excellent law school credentials. * Licensed to practice law in New York or Connecticut or be eligible for licensure as a registered in-house counsel in CT. * 4 - 6 years of experience doing M&A transactional work at an elite law firm and/or in-house. * At least 3 years law-firm training at an elite law firm. * SEC and public company compliance and corporate governance experience also preferred. * Experience working with or for technology companies a plus. * History of strategic partnering, self-motivation, working independently on projects, meeting aggressive deadlines and juggling multiple matters. * Excellent professional ethics, integrity and judgment. * Willingness and eagerness to roll up your sleeves and be part of a historic transformation.

Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to ...@xerox.com. Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking.


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