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Job Title: Sr. Counsel, Securities & Corporate Governance
Reporting To: VP of Securities & Corporate Governance
Department: Legal
Location: Santa Monica, CA


Your Mission
  • Ensure compliance with federal securities laws and Nasdaq listing requirements
  • Review annual and quarterly SEC filings prepared by Company’s external reporting team
  • Draft/review other SEC filings (proxy statements, Forms 8-K, Section 16 filings, registration statements, conflict minerals report)
  • Supervise annual shareholder meetings and facilitating the relationship between the organization and its shareholders
  • Review earnings releases and other investor materials prepared by Company’s investor relations team
  • Prepare materials for, and minutes of, Board and Board committee meetings
  • Oversee scheduling Board and Board committee meetings and assembling and disseminating Board and Board committee materials
  • Oversee Company’s insider trading program
  • Support general corporate governance (e.g., advising with respect to Delaware corporate law, charter and bylaw provisions, independence and related party transactions matters, and Board committee charters)
  • Support transactional matters (e.g., acquisitions and/or debt-related work)
  • Support Company’s financial reporting, treasury, investor relations, stock administration and executive compensation teams
  • Support the office of the Corporate Secretary
  • Oversee paralegal in his/her management of compliance with corporate law requirements for Company and its domestic subsidiaries

Player Profile
  • Law degree from an accredited law school
  • Admission to California State Bar or willingness and qualifications to be “Registered In-House Counsel”
  • 6-9 years as a practicing lawyer at a reputable law firm and/or in-house department and excellent academic credentials
  • Strong knowledge and extensive experience with Securities Act, Exchange Act and Nasdaq listing requirements
  • Experience with M&A and/or corporate finance transactions
  • Experience with the Delaware General Corporation Law
  • Experience with corporate governance, entity formation, and equity issuances under stock incentive plans
  • Familiarity with credit facilities and indentures
  • Familiarity with executive compensation matters encompassed in proxy statement disclosure
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain complex legal and concepts concisely and effectively to non-lawyers
  • Highly organized, with appropriate time-management skills to multi-task and work quickly and collaboratively, often under tight deadlines

Your Platform 

We’re headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.

Our World 

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the world’s largest interactive entertainment company, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Destiny, Skylanders®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™, and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

We’re proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE’s "100 Best Companies To Work For®” for four consecutive years and have earned a spot on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies,” and “Future 50” lists. Our 10,000+ global employees are some of the best and brightest talents across entertainment, media, and technology. #AB

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners. 

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