Associate General Counsel, Corporate

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What Robinhood is looking for in applicants

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the competitive products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2020
  • TIME100 Most Influential Companies 2021
  • Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™ 2021 and Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™ 2021

We’re growing and looking for...

We continue to hire Robinhoodies at a rapid pace to drive this journey, and with that growth comes necessary change. We’re seeking culture builders and curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. We’re in build mode, majorly expanding our team while also growing up as a company. Joining now means helping shape our structures and systems, then taking part as we launch into our ambitious future.

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About the team:

Robinhood is looking to hire an experienced attorney to lead our Corporate Legal team. This role will report to Robinhood's Deputy General Counsel of Corporate Legal Affairs, Commercial and Privacy and Corporate Secretary. We are looking for an inspiring leader and one who is highly adaptable and collaborative. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company and contribute our mission to democratize finance for all.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Building, leading and scaling the Corporate Legal function as we continue to establish and evolve our public company policies, practices and processes.
  • Advising on and overseeing preparation of 10-Ks, 10-Q, 8-Ks, proxy statements, registration statements and Section 16 filings 
  • Supporting Robinhood’s Investor Relations, Communications, and External Reporting teams on quarterly earnings releases, Reg FD compliance and public disclosures
  • Advising on and administering certain corporate and executive policies and programs, such as the insider trading policy and employee trading and 10b5-1 plans
  • Planning and overseeing Robinhood’s annual stockholders’ meeting, including preparing agenda, scripts, and related materials 
  • Supporting corporate governance matters, including preparation of materials for  Board and Committee meetings, onboarding of new directors, the director compensation program, and related activities 
  • Leading global corporate administration efforts, including compliance with relevant international, federal, state and regulatory laws, maintaining foreign and domestic subsidiaries, and supporting international expansion
  • Advising on and overseeing all legal aspects of corporate transactional matters, including M&A, investments, credit facilities, equity and debt offerings and other corporate finance transactions
  • Counseling on a range of related corporate matters such as executive compensation, equity plans, stock administration and related policies
  • Collaborating with Regulatory and Product Legal team members to support brokerage, crypto, cash management, and investor communications products and operations as needed
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with Finance, Investor Relations, Corporate Development, HR and Compensation, Communications, Treasury, Capital Markets, Tax, Stock Administration, ESG, senior leadership and other members of the Robinhood team
  • Leading, scaling and developing a team of attorneys and paralegals
  • Partnering with outside counsel with an eye toward driving business goals and providing world class counseling, while effectively managing time and cost

About you:

  • J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school (or foreign equivalent)
  • Membership in at least 1 U.S. State Bar, with good standing
  • 15+ years of corporate law experience, with particular focus on corporate transactions, securities law compliance and corporate governance
  • Experience building and leading world-class legal teams, with substantial experience supervising other lawyers and paralegals
  • Substantial in-house experience at a publicly-traded company, with relevant prior experience from a top law firm
  • Comfort working in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment
  • Extraordinary interpersonal and communication skills; phenomenal ability to communicate information effectively internally and externally and to drive cross-functional alignment and action
  • Execution-oriented mindset with the humility, drive, and scrappiness to get things done

Bonus points:

  • Experience with global technology and/or financial services companies
  • Experience with newly listed public companies
  • Membership in the California State Bar

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please click here.

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