Corporate & Securities Counsel – Nutley, NJ – Newark

  • Full Time
  • Newark
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Ralph Lauren Corporation

Loctation: Nutley, NJ

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren’s reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company’s brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, and Club Monaco, among others, constitute one of the world’s most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview

The attorney in this role will be given the opportunity to advise the Company and its Senior Management in the areas of corporate governance and strategy, public company matters, corporate financing, capital markets and significant transactions, policy formulation, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, compliance, and corporate philanthropy.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Prepare and handle all Board of Directors-related matters, including relevant research, drafting of materials and minutes, and management of all Board and Committee meetings

Review and/or prepare all SEC and NYSE filings, including Annual/Quarterly Reports on Forms 10-K/Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, Section 16 filings (Forms 3/4/5), annual Proxy Statements, Annual/Interim Written Affirmation filings and others

Review and provide input on earnings releases, press releases, and stockholder and investor communications for compliance with applicable securities laws

Responsible for preparation of Annual Meeting of Stockholders and other stockholder matters

Responsible for equity administration and handling of disclosure issues

Provide counsel on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability matters, including review of annual CSR report

Provide counsel regarding compliance with SEC rules, NYSE listing standards, Sarbanes-Oxley standards, and all other applicable corporate governance requirements, as well as relevant corporate governance, executive compensation, investor relations, and public company policies, processes and issues

Advise regarding significant and other corporate financing transactions, including drafting and/or reviewing various agreements in coordination with Tax, Treasury and Finance departments

Responsible for subsidiary and D&O management

Advise on all general corporate and transactional matters, including oversight of corporate recordkeeping

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

Experience in a law firm with a strong background in corporate, capital markets, and securities laws; in-house experience a plus

J.D. degree from a top law school with excellent academic credentials and member of New York or New Jersey bar

Exceptional attention to detail combined with the ability to see the big picture

Exceptional organizational skills

Talent for multi-tasking, prioritizing, following through, and taking ownership of projects

Excellent business judgment, discretion and the ability to assess legal risk

Professionalism and poise in communication across functions and levels, whether with colleagues, counterparts or otherwise

Strong analytical, writing and communication skills

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