Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
The Legal & Policy Team is Snap’s dedicated in-house law firm, policy consultant, lobbyist, thought partner, and all-around advisor. This team helps Snap do the right thing the right way, make better decisions, understand and manage risks, and creatively navigate challenges, both external and internal. We partner with Snap team members on a wide array of matters, including privacy, product, IP, commercial transactions, corporate governance, employment, acquisitions, litigation, and policy, and social impact. The Legal & Policy team values diversity and knows it powers us as we build an innovative and inclusive leadership culture centered on Snap's values of Kind, Smart, and Creative.
We’re looking for a Corporate Counsel to join our Legal Team!
What you’ll do:
Collaborate with the Corporate Legal team (primarily based in greater Los Angeles) on matters including securities, corporate governance, acquisitions, and investments.
Manage corporate governance and administration for Snap Inc. and its domestic and international subsidiaries, including overseeing international outside counsel, managing local filings, and administering corporate records.
Review and evaluate potential investment transactions (including for Snap’s Yellow Accelerator Program), assist with potential acquisitions, perform due diligence reviews, draft, review, and negotiate acquisition agreements and ancillary agreements, and assist with post-closing integration.
Assist with corporate finance and securities law matters, including preparing SEC filings such as registration statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K, and Section 16 reports. You’ll be involved in all aspects of the public reporting process, starting from drafting reports to preparing remarks for investor calls.
Develop relationships across the company by collaborating with cross-functional teams, including executive team, finance, accounting, tax, stock administration, people, strategy, and engineering. We operate as one team, and we can only be successful if we are all successful.
Assist in creating and improving processes, agreements, and document templates.
Advise clients on business and legal issues and risks, company policies, and business strategy.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong business judgment, and the ability to find practical and creative solutions to both legal and business problems.
Collaborative teammate with a positive attitude.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with a strong dedication to integrity.
Ability to dissect and clearly communicate complex legal topics in a simple, actionable manner.
Willing to roll up your sleeves for new initiatives, learn new areas of the business, and jump right in to support the team.
Extreme attention to detail, business-friendly, with an ability to accommodate tight deadlines in an evolving and fast-paced environment.
Able to wear multiple hats to find and implement the most impactful solution.
Able to think fast on their feet, clearly communicate business rationale, gain internal support, and guide business teams to the best outcomes.
Effectively draw from your legal knowledge and creativity to craft the right document or structure.
Ability to pivot quickly and think critically to support Snap's business goals while we expand rapidly.
J.D. from an accredited university.
Active membership in at least one U.S. State bar.
4+ years of experience practicing corporate law.
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].
Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!