Associate Corporate Counsel in Kalamazoo, MI bei Stryker Corporation

Datum der Veröffentlichung: 8/17/2019



The Associate Corporate Counsel will serve as a corporate governance and securities counsel for Stryker.  This attorney will work closely with the Corporate Secretary team and other corporate functions on a broad range of legal and compliance matters. This attorney will:

  • Assist in managing international subsidiary governance and secretarial matters
  • Prepare SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, S-8, Schedules 13G, and Section 16 filings
  • Prepare for annual stockholder meetings, including proxy statements and meeting planning and logistics
  • Ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations
  • Collaborate with the Finance, Accounting, Investor Relations and Communications teams on external communications such as earnings releases, press releases and investor presentations
  • Assist with corporate governance matters, including Board and Committee support, Committee charters and company policies
  • Work closely with HR and Compensation teams on equity plans and administer Insider Trading Policy and 10b5-1 plans
  • Support the Business Development team on mergers & acquisitions
  • Collaborate with and manage outside legal counsel on corporate and securities matters
  • Contribute to solutions to problems which could have a significant impact on the company
  • Prioritize issues and coordinate with project groups to develop solutions to complex problems
  • Provide legal advice related to multiple issues and make decisions related to legal matters which could have a large financial impact on the company
  • Responsible for a large number of issues, prioritizing, and delivering timely results
  • Draft, edit and negotiate complex matters
  • Provide timely advice and counsel to clients          
  • Advise the business on laws, regulations, and Stryker policies        
  • Provide in-house training and education    
  • Follow and implement internal processes         
  • Collaborate and communicate with colleagues, management, and outside counsel
  • Assist on other matters as needed

Qualifications and experience:

  • Law degree and admission to practice law

  • Minimum 3 years' applicable professional experience          

  • Demonstrates good judgment and professional demeanor     
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with colleagues in a global organization         
  • Embraces and supports change in a dynamic environment    
  • Ability to work independently and in a team  
  • Possesses good analytical and drafting skills           
  • Experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment preferred
  • Demonstrates a commitment to integrity and accountability   
  • Provides guidance and direction to others    
  • Possesses good communication skills and ability to convey legal principles clearly and concisely        
  • Has a basic understanding of business financials and reporting         
  • Has the ability to allocate resources effectively and, where relevant, has a general understanding of the budgeting process, expense and headcount management        
  • Possesses good organizational skills and ability to manage numerous projects and conflicting demands in a fast-paced environment 
  • Possesses good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at levels of organization        
  • Maintains confidential information   
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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