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Sr Legal Counsel Corporate

Houston, TX, USA

Academy Sports

About the Role


Strong legal background with corporate matters, especially with corporate governance, entity management, policy governance, securities, and financial reporting
Knowledge of securities law, Delaware law, Nasdaq listing rules, and corporate governance
Ability to negotiate, write, and explain a wide range of contracts
Capable of interacting with, and establishing the respect and confidence of, senior business leaders
Ability to provide timely and effective legal and business advice and support at all organizational levels
Strong work ethic
Energetic and focused personality
Ability to take and manage a high volume of matters at any given time, work well under pressure, successfully handle, and prioritize multiple competing assignments, and effectively manage deadlines
Initiative-taker with the ability to project manage independently
Business-oriented contributor and a flexible team player, with the ability to partner across departments in order to provide legal support that will enable teams to do business effectively
Ability to analyze complex matters and propose creative and practical solutions
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills to interface effectively with individuals at various levels
Professionalism, judgment, personal integrity, and confidentiality

Provide strategic advice/counsel on all aspects of corporate governance matters
Oversee/administer parent and subsidiary entity management, corporate records, and related compliance
Advise on securities, financial reporting, and disclosure-related matters
Develop standardized forms and administer procedures and work with business owners to periodically review/update internal Company policies and charters
Advise on other legal matters as needed, including commercial contracts and compliance
Provide legal support to various departments, including Accounting, Finance, Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit, and Compensation
Support and work closely with Associate General Counsel & Assistant Secretary
Manage regulatory reporting responsibilities, including Form SD (conflict minerals) and Forms 3s/4s
Keep the Company updated and advised on external corporate governance trends, general legal issues, and best practices
Perform independent legal research
Draft and negotiate strategic corporate transactions
Participate in the definition and development of policies, procedures, and programs, and provide continuing counsel and guidance on implications of all legal matters
Support preparation of financial budget
Required to learn company policies and procedures
Duties may change; Team Member may be required to perform other duties as assigned


About the Company

Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

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