In-House Sr. Counsel - Securities & Corporate Governance

Law Dawgs - Seattle, WA



Our client, a Seattle base Biopharmaceutical company is looking for a Sr. Counsel - Securities & Corporate Governance to advise executive management and directors, work across functions to prepare SEC filings, and be a key member of the transaction team in connection with equity and debt financing and a range of other corporate and transactional matters. This is an excellent opportunity with a very well-known and highly regarded company.

The ideal candidate is a high-energy person who works well in a highly collaborative environment and with others in a team setting. This position will be responsible for:

  • Advises clients regarding corporate governance and compliance with all applicable securities laws
  • Participates in preparation of all required filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Advises clients regarding and assists in management of public securities offerings, debt facilities, M&A transactions, and equity incentive plans
  • Advises clients regarding and assists in management of Rule 144 stock transfers; Section 16 compliance; insider trading plan compliance; and shareholder communications
  • Advises clients regarding state corporate law
  • Prepares corporate documents such as minutes, resolutions and certificates
  • Provide general legal support to all departments with an emphasis on evaluation and reduction of risk
  • Coordinates legal matters handled by outside corporate and securities counsel
  • Demonstrates experience in general corporate matters, including corporate organization, securities compliance, drafting transactional documents, risk management, asset-backed financing, and contract management
  • Provides a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to in-house clients
  • Negotiates and drafts contracts related to all aspects of business
  • Assists in drafting and review of investor relations materials to ensure legal compliance


  • Relevant substantive legal experience (5 years +),
  • JD from top tier law firm, additional
  • Experience within an in-house legal department in the biopharmaceutical field is highly preferred, but not required
  • Admitted to practice law in at least one state required, with admission in Washington State preferred


Please email your resume to Lindsey Stewart if you have the above experience referencing the job title, SR. COUNSEL - SECURITIES & CORP. GOVERNANCE, in all caps in the subject line of your email. Your inquiries are always held in the strictest confidence. If this position is not for you, feel free to forward it on to a friend! Visit to learn about the additional opportunities we have to offer. Please be advised that due to the overwhelming number of resumes received, only applicants with relevant experience will be contacted.


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LAW DAWGS and Quid Pro Quo seek candidates and fill positions at all levels of the law firm or corporation. Specific positions may be on an Interim, Project, Temporary-to-Hire, or Direct Hire basis.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Admission to Washington State Bar (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Signing bonus
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance


  • Monday to Friday