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Corporate Counsel 

San Francisco

 

We’re looking for a corporate attorney to join our team to assist with SEC reporting, corporate governance, corporate finance, international expansion and global subsidiary maintenance. Based out of San Francisco, this role will report to our Lead Corporate Counsel, and is a great opportunity to join a mission-driven company, gain experience in international growth and scaling, and be on point for a wide variety of corporate legal work. 

 

The ideal candidate has at least three years of experience as a corporate attorney and is a clear and direct communicator who is comfortable working and leading cross-functionally to help achieve Asana’s mission of enabling the world’s teams to work together effortlessly. Candidates should bring to the table a strong solutions-oriented mindset as well as a proactive approach to problem solving in dynamic and evolving organizations.

 

You’ll be joining a Legal team that is a collaborative group responsible for partnering with all teams throughout the organization by providing legal guidance that enables all Asanas to achieve their goals in service to our mission. We run ideas past each other, problem-solve together, and partner with other groups to navigate through challenging issues. Our team is fun, fast paced, and we aim to find the silver linings and joy in the work we do.

                             

What You’ll Achieve:

  • Co-create with teammates within our Legal Corporate Pillar to drive SEC reporting (the preparation of 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, and other SEC filings and reports)
  • Plan and execute our annual meetings of stockholders and provide support in other shareholder engagement efforts, as needed.
  • You’ll also regularly collaborate with cross-functional colleagues in our Finance, People, and Business teams in executing on a majority of your projects. 
  • Help support Asana’s General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, including coordination, preparation and distribution of agendas, resolutions, consents, minutes, and other materials for Board of Directors and committee meetings.
  • Work closely with Asana’s Corporate Paralegal in the corporate governance and maintenance of international subsidiaries to ensure compliance with local requirements. Support tax and treasury teams on intercompany agreements, as needed.
  • Manage outside counsel and global subsidiary governance services provider on a variety of corporate matters, as needed.
  • Drive the annual review and maintenance of our corporate governance policies and procedures and assist the Lead Corporate Counsel on creating and maintaining governance, ethics and compliance trainings and policies for Asanas. 
  • Stay current on corporate governance trends, best practices, and SEC, NYSE, and LTSE developments, including research or benchmarking projects.
  • Advise and assist on a broad range of other corporate matters as needed, including ESG reporting, international expansion, general corporate, corporate finance, governance, equity, and insider trading compliance program.  
  • Work with internal/external SOX auditors.
  • Perform other duties, lead ad hoc projects, and assist in other public company reporting as required to support the business needs.

 

About you

  • JD and U.S-qualified attorney with active bar license (California membership preferred). 
  • 3-5 years of experience working at a law firm counseling technology companies on SEC and corporate governance matters and/or working in-house at a US publicly-traded technology company. Some in-house experience strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience practicing in the areas of public company securities, risk management, equity and  compensation disclosure, SEC and NYSE regulations and rules, and securities litigation.
  • Experience with Workiva/W-Desk or Asana is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to partner with stakeholders to provide clear, actionable, and practical advice.
  • Track record of taking initiative and having the ability to work independently, handle multiple projects with competing deadlines, and able to thrive in ambiguity and embrace growth. 
  • Great communicator that is comfortable liaising with multiple teams to solve problems and promptly answer questions.
  • Collaborative, responsive, solution-oriented and flexible in a fast-paced environment.
  • Teamplayer with fearlessness and curiosity for developing broad corporate legal skills that support our business as we scale and grow.

 

About us

 

At Asana, you’ll do meaningful, purpose-driven work. We’re not just building a product that helps people be more productive—we’re helping teams and organizations reach their goals together. For the past six years, we've been recognized as an award-winning workplace by Fortune and Great Place to Work, Fast Company, Glassdoor, and Inc. Magazine. Our inclusive culture is intentionally built to enable our teams to be creative and make an impact. With offices all over the world, we’re excited to get back to in-person collaboration along with a hybrid schedule for balance and flexibility in life and work. We’re looking for passionate individuals to join us on our journey. Come do great things with us.

 

About us

At Asana, you’ll do meaningful, purpose-driven work. We’re not just building a product that helps people be more productive—we’re helping teams and organizations reach their goals together. For the past six years, we've been recognized as an award-winning workplace by Fortune and Great Place to Work, Fast Company, Glassdoor, and Inc. Magazine. Our inclusive culture is intentionally built to enable our teams to be creative and make an impact. With offices all over the world, we’re excited to get back to in-person collaboration along with a hybrid schedule for balance and flexibility in life and work. We’re looking for passionate individuals to join us on our journey. Come do great things with us.

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Why Asana?

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