Open Positions

Kilpatrick Townsen

Mid/Senior Level Securities Associate (Atlanta, Chicago, DC, or Bay Area)

December 18, 2023
Location: Atlanta, San Francisco, Silicon Valley (Menlo Park), Walnut Creek, Washington DC
Practice: (MASC) Mergers & Acquisitions & Securities

Kilpatrick is seeking an experienced Securities Associate to join our Securities Team. Ideal candidate would be mid/senior level with at least 5 years of direct experience, with a practice focused at least 50% on Securities work. Candidate will be based in either our Atlanta, Chicago, DC, or one of our Bay Area offices.  This role would support the public company clients of the Firm’s Securities Team and Financial Institutions Team with regular periodic reporting requirements.  The role would also support capital markets projects (equity and debt offerings), and general M&A.  The role would also assist in preparing periodic alerts and educational materials on securities law topics, and assisting with providing periodic training to clients on securities law and corporate governance matters. The role would deal directly with clients and could serve in many cases as a front-line support for securities law matters.

  • Ensure client compliance with federal and state securities laws, with particular focus on ’34 Act reporting.
  • Prepare/review or advise on routine client SEC filings; Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, Proxy Statements, and Section 16 filings.
  • Provide, support for securities offerings and capital markets transactions, including public and private issuances of equity and debt securities.  Capital Markets work will principally be focused on issuer representations and include all forms of capital raises.
  • Prepare and/or review or advise on other SEC filings, including Form S-8 and Form SD.
  • Draft, review and periodically update corporate governance and related policies (including Corporate Governance Guidelines, Clawback Policies, and Insider Trading Policies).
  • Assist clients with the preparation and planning for the annual stockholder meeting and shareholder engagements.
  • Advise on general securities disclosure matters, including press releases, earnings releases, investor presentations and other external communications.
  • Assist clients with compliance with applicable NYSE and Nasdaq requirements, including annual and periodic updates.
  • Provide, as needed, support for general M&A activity.
  • Work with KTS securities team to draft and publish blog entries and alerts on material new securities law developments.
  • Work with KTS securities team to coordinate training on securities and corporate governance matters, including insider trading and Regulation FD.

(Salary range: $270,000 – $355,000)

Kilpatrick is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with. 

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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