Provide legal advice and guidance to members of the DaVita Inc. Board of Directors and senior executives on a variety of significant matters that arise in the fast-paced environment of a growing publicly traded Fortune 500 healthcare company. This attorney will engage in a broad range of general securities, corporate and governance-related work, leading a team of eight in-house attorneys / other professionals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Advise on and support corporate securities and SEC reporting and compliance matters, including SEC periodic reports, Section 16 filings, proxy statements, annual reports, earnings releases/calls, and investor presentations. Includes: advice on Regulation S-K, Regulation FD, Non-GAAP measures disclosure and general anti-fraud requirements, and risk factors and litigation disclosures.
Oversee coordination of annual stockholders’ meeting and preparation of annual proxy statement, with primary responsibility for governance related disclosures and responses to stockholder proposals, including no-action requests for exclusion of proposals.
Collaborate with investor relations department in engagement with stockholders on governance matters, including participating in engagement calls and meetings with investors and proxy advisors.
Provide legal support for Treasury activities, including share buybacks, corporate finance and capital markets transactions.
Support insider trading compliance program, including advice on trading windows and 10b5-1 plans, providing clearances for trading, and ensuring compliance with Section 16 filing requirements.
Advise on governance matters, including Delaware corporate law questions, charter and bylaw provisions, governance guidelines, independence and related party transactions matters, and Board committee charters.
Support DaVita, Inc.’s Board of Directors and principal Board committees, including preparation of Board and committee materials and meeting minutes.
Oversee subsidiary maintenance and ensure compliance with corporate law requirements for domestic subsidiaries.
Advise and work closely with a variety of key stakeholders, including senior management, Accounting, Investor Relations, Treasury, Tax, Finance, Compliance, Human Resources, Stock Plan Administration and business functions.
Active management of outside counsel.
Ability to lead a team.
JD degree with excellent academic credentials.
10+ years of experience at a law firm and/or in-house public company environment with a sophisticated securities/corporate governance/corporate finance practice.
Substantial experience in corporate securities (’33 and ’34 Act), corporate governance and corporate finance. Executive compensation and benefits experience preferred, but not required.
ESSENTIAL BEHAVIORS, SKILLS, AND ATTITUDES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION
Commitment to DaVita’s core values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun with ability to demonstrate those values positively and proactively in everyday performance and interactions.
Integrity and ethical behavior in professional and personal conduct.
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills.
Excellent project management skills, well organized, with the ability to thrive in a fast paced work environment and manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure.
A high-level of intellectual, professional and interpersonal agility and flexibility, combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Team oriented and able to work collaboratively and effectively with business clients and other legal department members.
Proactive and energetic with a positive attitude.
Position is located in El Segundo, California business office or Denver, Colorado world headquarters.
Local candidates preferred; candidates needing to relocate will be considered.
DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. DaVita Kidney Care strives to improve patients' quality of life by innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans, personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of September 30, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,470 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 196,000 patients. The company also operated 230 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Kidney Care supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world. The company's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts are recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.