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Corporate Counsel

Alameda, CA
about 1 month ago
Full time role

Company

Sila Nanotechnologies is an electronics company that offers new battery materials chemistry. It works directly with leading consumer electronics and ...

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Job Description

About Us

We are Sila, a next-generation battery materials company. Our mission is to power the world’s transition to clean energy. To create this future, our team is building a better lithium-ion battery from the inside out today. We engineer and manufacture ground-breaking battery materials that significantly increase the energy density of batteries, while reducing their size and weight. The result? Smaller more powerful batteries that can unlock innovation in consumer devices and accelerate the mass adoption of electric cars to eliminate our dependence on fossil fuels. We're tackling one of the biggest challenges of our time every day, and together we're redefining what's possible. Are you ready to be a part of a team committed to changing the world?

Who You Are

You will report directly to our General Counsel and be responsible for supporting Sila's governance function and securities law requirements, M&A activities and financing transactions, and providing counsel on a multitude of Company-related business issues, including employment and compliance. You will work cross-functionally to advise and train on issues, opportunities, risks, sophisticated agreement structures, and company policies and procedures.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Advise on matters including governance, securities, financing (debt and equity), compensation programs, financial audits, M&A, joint ventures, subsidiary formation and maintenance, and general corporate matters
  • Be responsible for corporate record keeping, board resolutions and minutes, regulatory filings, investor relations, due diligence projects, and equity plan administration, as needed
  • Lead creation, review, and maintenance of our governance, ethics, and compliance policies and trainings
  • Partner with Legal, Finance, People Operations, and Strategy to establish processes and identify risks & opportunities in legal strategy
  • Advise and assist on a broad range of adjacent legal projects and matters as needed, including those relating to employment law, workplace investigations, antitrust and competition, real estate leases, and tax

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • JD degree and admitted to practice in California
  • 2 - 5 years of corporate governance and securities experience in a global law firm and/or in-house legal department
  • Strong understanding of both private company transactions and public company reporting
  • Diligent with excellent legal judgment, strong communication and organizational skills, and proven track record delivering creative and thoughtful results
  • Passion for a data-driven approach to building efficient processes and operations

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Move long distances (such as from building to building) and be stationary for extended periods of time
  • Operate a computer and other office equipment, such as a laptop, copier/printer, etc in a fixed location\

 

The starting base pay for this role is between $144,500 and $182,750 at the time of posting. The actual base pay depends on many factors, such as education, experience, and skills. Base pay is only one part of Sila’s competitive Total Rewards package that can include benefits, perks, equity, and bonuses.  The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

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Working at Sila

We believe that building a diverse team at Sila helps us amplify our individual talents. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment where good ideas are free to come from anyone. We are proud to celebrate diversity and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, national origin, or any other status protected by law.

Sila Nanotechnologies is an electronics company that offers new battery materials chemistry. It works directly with leading consumer electronics and ...

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