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Senior Corporate Governance Analyst

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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Are you a creative, organized, high-energy individual who thrives in professional services environments? Are you looking for an opportunity to grow, working with smart, dynamic teams to build new and exciting corporate governance offerings? This may be the opportunity you have been looking for.

 Orrick has an exciting opening for a Senior Corporate Governance Analyst who is ready to be challenged and build a career within an AmLaw Top 100 law firm. This position could be based in any one of  Orrick’s U.S. offices (Austin; Boston; Houston; Los Angeles; New York; Menlo Park; Orange County, Portland, Sacramento; San Francisco; Santa Monica, Seattle, Washington DC or Wheeling, WV) and consideration given for 100% remote U.S. locations.

What Will you Do?  The Senior Corporate Governance Analyst will join our market-leading Environmental, Social and Governance Group (ESG Group). The Senior Corporate Governance Analyst will be a key member of our ESG Group in a non-legal role, and will work directly with Orrick attorneys and staff on a broad range of workstreams. Responsibilities will include developing and supporting corporate governance offerings for our clients, including corporate governance research and analysis, proxy advisory and reporting, ESG research and benchmarking, and ad hoc client requests. The Senior Corporate Governance Analyst will have specialized knowledge of corporate governance trends and corporate law. Using established research and analytics skills, the Senior Corporate Governance Analyst will play a critical role in executing on internal and client deliverables, and will be a key support in the ongoing development of our growing ESG practice.

This position will have significant exposure to public companies, investment managers, and a wide range of privately held portfolio companies. Discretion, integrity and respect for confidential information are essential.

The Senior Corporate Governance Analyst will report directly to the Director of Environmental, Social and Governance and Corporate Governance, and will work in close partnership with attorneys and other staff in the ESG Group and other experts at the firm to support ESG Group and client goals.

Your Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Identify, develop and execute corporate governance-related client offerings based on client requests and emerging corporate governance trends, including the identification, onboarding, and improvement of relevant tools, processes and methods for data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Prepare client-facing reports and recommendations on key corporate governance topics and trends based on independent research, fact finding, and analysis, including the preparation of data visualizations and written reports
  • Provide support to clients in the preparation of key disclosures, including proxy statements and sustainability reports, with responsibilities including the preparation of graphics and data visualizations, and the drafting of key corporate governance and ESG disclosure items
  • Prepare advice, training and presentations for client management and directors regarding corporate governance-specific topics, for instance on overboarding policies or proxy access
  • Stay informed of corporate governance- and ESG-related trends, including changes in key proxy voting guidelines, relevant regulatory requirements, and trends in shareholder proposals
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What We Would Like You to Bring to the Team:

  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent work experience is required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in corporate law, capital markets, market research, consulting, or other related fields, with experience in sustainability or ESG reporting and research preferred
  • Knowledge of corporate governance trends, corporate law, and ESG practices
  • Understanding of law firm processes and attorney-client relationships
  • Effective communication and writing skills, together with an exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong research, writing, and presentation skills
  • Delivery of strong customer service, commitment to meeting deadlines, and multitasking in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Appropriately prioritize to execute tasks across several projects with complex variables and budgets
  • Collaborate with teams of partners, associates and other professionals at all levels 
  • Exhibit a high degree of initiative
  • Ability to research, collect, manipulate, and analyze data

Who is Orrick? Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice through our diverse teams and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.  Financial Times selected Orrick as the Most Digital Firm of 2020, and in the past five years, the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year three times and runner-up twice. For the seventh year in a row, Fortune named Orrick to its 2022 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.  Learn more about our awesome employee experience here: Fortune 100 Great Place To Work certified company*. 

Orrick offers a collaborative work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits, from wellness and mindfulness programs to social impact opportunities, professional staff affinity group communities and generous paid time off. 

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm. 

Colorado Residents Only:  Please use the following link for information required by the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://www.orrick.com/en/Careers/084REM

For positions that can or will be performed in the city of New York:   Please use the following link for information required by the New York City Human Rights Law (as amended): https://www.orrick.com/en/Careers/NY/084

How to Apply: If you are searching for a chance to create an impact, you have a little grit and you love working with a team, we want to talk with you. To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff and Paralegal Opportunities Listings at www.orrick.com/Careers

No phone calls please. 

What you need to know:  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of employment. Applicants who wish to apply for a medical, religious accommodation or any other accommodation required under applicable law can do so later in the process (accommodations are not guaranteed and are decided on a case by case basis).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.  

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring

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Posted: 2022-09-26 Expires: 2022-12-10

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