Senior Counsel Corporate and M&A
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Xerox
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. Some travel will also be required
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 supporting the Corporate Secretary function, including with respect to securities law filings, corporate governance and Board and Committee meetings, in each case, related to M&A and financing activities.
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.
5 - 7 years of experience doing M&A transactional work at an elite law firm and/or in-house.
At least 5 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.