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.
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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