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Corporate Counsel, Securities

Who we are: connects pet parents with the world’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers. On Rover, pet parents can easily discover, book, and manage personalized care for their dogs including pet sitting, dog walking, and doggy day care. Founded in 2011 on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love.


Who we're looking for:

Rover is looking for a skilled Corporate Securities Counsel to join our Legal team, reporting to the General Counsel, with partial paralegal support.  You'll be responsible for a range of corporate governance, corporate development, public reporting, and securities law matters, working cross-functionally with our Finance and Accounting teams.  You will have impeccable subject matter knowledge in corporate and securities law, excellent written and verbal communication skills, intellectual curiosity, and the ability to maintain a sense of humor under stress.  Experience in a publicly traded, emerging growth company is not required but is preferred.  Position is in our Seattle office, but you must be able to work remotely from home until offices reopen.


Your Responsibilities:

    • Assisting with drafting and review of current, quarterly, and annual reports, and preparation of annual shareholder meeting materials
    • Providing key support to financial reporting and investor relations teams during quarterly earnings cycles, including research and advice on financial disclosure requirements and regulatory compliance
    • Monitoring, communicating, and advising leadership on changes of law and best practices for public companies
    • Supporting insider trading compliance, including Section 16 and 10b5-1 trading plans
    • Advising on executive compensation issues and the Company’s equity incentive plan
    • Supporting and collaborating with other in-house attorneys and outside advisors (including outside counsel) on corporate transactions
    • Assisting in the development of corporate governance policies and procedures and advising on related corporate and securities laws and NASDAQ listing rules

Your Qualifications:

    • J.D. from an accredited law school
    • Licensed (or license pending) attorney qualified to practice in Washington State
    • 4+ years of experience in corporate securities law in law firm practice and/or in-house
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to listen to, collaborate with, and provide strategic counsel to business clients at multiple levels of the organization
    • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment
    • Organized, detail-oriented, with strong time management skills and outstanding follow through
    • Exceptional judgment and personal integrity

Benefits of Working at

    • Competitive compensation
    • 401k Match
    • Stock options
    • Flexible PTO
    • Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • Commuter benefits
    • Bring your dog to work (and unlimited puppy time)
    • Pet benefits, including $1000 toward adopting your first dog or cat
    • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs) and free catered lunches semi-monthly (currently on hold due to Covid19)
    • Regular team activities, including happy hours, snow tubing, game nights, and more (at times performed virtually due to Covid19)
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