Corporate & Securities Counsel

| Chicago


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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Motorola Solutions Legal Department:
By becoming a part of the Motorola Solutions corporate legal team, you support the company in providing public safety and commercial customers products and services in the moments that matter.
Job Description

This role is responsible for ​ensuring compliance with Delaware corporate law, U.S. securities laws, and NYSE listing requirements; as well as ​providing legal advice on highly complex, critical legal matters and strategic projects for​ the company. The Corporate & Securities Counsel ​role will include the following activities:

  • Manage daily legal issues or strategic projects related to​ corporate governance and securities law compliance

  • Provide counsel and guidance on executive compensation issues in collaboration with Human Resources (HR)

  • Collaborate with Finance and External Reporting team and assist in preparation of SEC filings (including ’34 Act reports such as 10-K’s; 10-Q’s and 8-K’s; ’33 and ’34 Act registration​ ​statements including Form 10, S-1, S-3 and S-8 Registration Statements, 14C and 14A information statements and proxies; and​ Section 16 reports)

  • Manage corporate governance obligations (including under Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Dodd-Frank Act, etc.)

  • Draft and implement legal policies to ensure that the company's exposure to legal risks is managed appropriately

  • Provide moderate legal support on mergers & acquisitions activity 

  • Support legal aspects of public debt and equity offerings

  • Ensure General Counsel and senior management are fully briefed on major issues arising in relevant business areas and major​ legislative changes in area of expertise

  • Seamlessly collaborate with the legal team and cross-functionally collaborate with the company’s senior-level business leaders​, Finance team and HR to ​ensure proper disclosure of material information and compliance with law

  • Participate in leading the Company’s outside counsel (including overseeing budget/invoices) and provide strategic direction and​ ​guidance to outside counsel in various matters with respect to the Company’s strategies, policies and objectives

  • This role may have responsibility for supervising certain activities of other legal and legal support professionals (such as paralegals and legal​ ​assistants) and allocating work appropriately

Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • Requires a Juris Doctor Degree

  • ​5+ years of experience in securities law and corporate governance practice area

  • Must be admitted to practice law in a State in the US

  • In-house legal experience preferred, including supervision of outside counsel

  • Experience working with legal policies and procedures and demonstrated ability to identify potential legal issues. Proven ability to​ approach legal matters with a sense of pragmatism and flexibility to recommend solutions that enable our company’s success​ while protecting its legacy and future

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently (with little-to-no supervision)

  • Excellent communication, consultation, and analytical skills

  • Proven ability to exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for problem solving and decisio​n ​making; demonstrated experience in using sound judgment

  • Exceptional interpersonal, presentation and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to lead discussions and collaborate in meetings with mid-to-senior level attorneys, management,

    and other third parties with regard to issue resolution and general problem solving

  • Experi​ence with​ cross-functional projects and activities

  • Ability to understand the company’s business objectives and anticipate the nature and magnitude of legal issues (local and​ international) that could arise in various settings, with a desire to develop business acumen and become a business partner

  • Well organized, detail oriented and adept in a fast paced environment

  • Required to work with the highest level of ethics and discretion


Basic Requirements
  • Requires a Juris Doctor Degree
  • ​5​+ years of experience in securities law or corporate governance practice area

Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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