Senior Managing Counsel
Corporate Law
Posted on 2/2/2024

10,001+ employees

Professional networking and career development platform
Company Overview
LinkedIn operates as a comprehensive professional networking platform, designed to facilitate career development and professional connectivity. It allows users to create and share their professional profiles, which include details like work experience, education, skills, and achievements. LinkedIn serves as a dynamic space for job seekers to find job listings, for recruiters to discover potential candidates, and for professionals to engage in networking opportunities. The platform also features tools for businesses to post jobs, promote their brand, and share industry insights. Through LinkedIn, individuals can connect with colleagues, peers, and industry leaders, participate in professional groups, and access a wealth of content related to career advancement and professional growth.
Consumer Software
Enterprise Software
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Public Policy
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Business Strategy
Legal & Compliance
  • J.D. and admission to the bar or the ability to practice in-house law in your office location
  • 8+ years of combined corporate and M&A experience at a law firm and/or in-house legal department
  • Experience managing legal professionals
  • Manage LinkedIn’s international subsidiaries and legal entities, including coordinating subsidiary board meetings, preparing local filings, and administering corporate records
  • Provide strategic legal counsel to internal stakeholders on a broad range of corporate matters, including regulatory compliance, business strategy, deal structures, transactional issues, corporate governance and reorganizations, and Company policies
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners across LinkedIn’s Legal & Public Policy Team to provide corporate law guidance and support on relevant projects and workstreams
  • Advise on and lead legal support for all aspects of global M&A, investment activity, and other strategic transactions, including coordinating with corporate development partners, legal and finance professionals, senior business leaders, and company executives to drive successful outcomes
  • Help evaluate potential acquisitions, strategic transactions and investments, perform due diligence reviews, draft, review, and negotiate agreements, and assist with post-closing integration
  • Manage a small team of legal professionals, including our Senior Lead Manager of Global Corporate Governance
  • Effectively manage external corporate and international counsel
  • Support business expansion and new market entry initiatives
  • Build and leverage strong relationships with internal stakeholders in Corporate Development, Business Development, Controllership, Tax, Payroll, Global Talent, Communications, Treasury and Legal and Public Policy
  • Drive continuous improvements, scalability, and operational excellence in deal processes and execution
  • Stay up-to-date on legal and industry developments affecting international subsidiary governance, M&A, integration, and investments
  • Support other corporate legal projects as needed
  • Model and support LinkedIn’s strong culture and values
  • Play an active role in fulfilling LinkedIn’s mission of connecting the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience advising on corporate governance, international expansion and subsidiary corporate maintenance across a range of international jurisdictions
  • Experience leading M&A for a technology company, with a combination of both in-house and law firm practice preferred
  • Strong understanding of U.S. and international corporate laws, including corporate governance requirements
  • Ability to work independently, but also as part of a diverse team, and to juggle and prioritize multiple competing tasks under tight timelines in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Are comfortable with ambiguity and effective in an environment where you will be expected to give quick, clear, and concise legal advice to stakeholders of all levels
  • Strong collaboration skills to successfully work across business functions and geographies
  • Excellent communication skills, impeccable integrity, unquestionably good judgment, strong analytical skills and a keen sense of humor