Corporate Counsel, Securities

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What Mongodb is looking for in applicants

The database market is massive (IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

MongoDB is looking to hire a fantastic lawyer in New York, New York to fill the position of Corporate Counsel. We will consider other locations for the right candidate. We are looking for an exceptional corporate and securities attorney who thrives in a fast-paced environment and isn't afraid of lofty goals and different types of challenges. The successful candidate will work quickly, efficiently and strategically, and as part of a best in class legal department. This candidate will work both independently and as part of a team that values quality, fun and collaboration. MongoDB continues to grow at a rapid pace, and every person we hire has the opportunity to help shape the business and grow with the company. Our legal department prides itself on providing proactive legal advice and driving results on all of our projects and agreements, all the while collaborating across various departments – and having a great time doing it.

This role is remote optional until April 4, 2022, we are looking to speak to candidates who plan to be available in our New York City office for when we introduce our hybrid model.


  • Assisting with a wide range of securities, corporate, and M&A matters
  • Assisting with preparation and review of reports filed with the SEC, including disclosures on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, and managing legal aspects of SEC reporting process
  • Supporting corporate governance matters, including meetings of our Board, its committees and our annual meeting of stockholders
  • Assisting with preparation and review of MongoDB’s proxy statement 
  • Providing advice and strategic support on legal issues arising in connection with M&A transactions
  • Supporting compliance activities relating to various corporate policies, including Code of Conduct and Insider Trading Policy
  • Advising on the design and administration MongoDB’s equity program
  • Supporting corporate communications and investor relations on earnings releases, investor presentations and other strategic communications
  • Assisting with registered and unregistered debt and equity offerings
  • Working collaboratively with a broad range of people domestically and internationally, across legal, finance, communications and human resources


  • Smart, passionate and driven
  • JD degree 
  • 3+ years of corporate law firm experience (in-house experience an added bonus)
  • Experience with SEC reporting and securities compliance, including preparation of periodic reports, proxy statements, Section 16 reports and registration statements, and Nasdaq listing requirements
  • A proven record of success at a reputable law firm
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and process oriented
  • Ability to manage a diverse workload, handle multiple assignments simultaneously, and organize and execute with minimal supervision.
  • Curious and enthusiastic about technology, enjoy working hard and overcoming challenges, and demonstrate practical judgment in difficult situations
  • Great leadership and teamwork skills

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and makes all hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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