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Corporate Counsel

Company: UserTesting
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

UserTesting - was founded in 2007, crossed $100M in revenue in 2020, and began trading under USER on the NYSE in 2021. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with regional offices in Atlanta, Edinburgh, and Singapore. A trusted company by top brands for 14+ years, UserTesting has over 2,500 customers in 45 countries including more than half of the world's top 100 most valuable brands according to Forbes.

A leader in video-based human insight, we believe the path to human understanding starts with shared insight-seeing and hearing how another person engages with the world around them and taking in their perspective. We're for capturing the kind of human responses that don't show up in a spreadsheet. This is what inspires us, and it's how we enable companies to connect with their audiences, authentically, through an experience that's uniquely, and intentionally, human.

We're proud to have been named to the Inc. Best-Led Companies of 2021 and the Fortune Best Workplaces in the Bay Area 2021 lists, along with having received a variety of additional workplace and corporate growth awards. Choosing to join our team means being part of a passionate group focused on transforming the way companies understand their customers and build better products and experiences. Come join us and help us build the engine for human understanding!

About The Team

UserTesting is looking for an intellectually curious and approachable attorney to join our legal team. This position will be responsible for various legal-related matters involved in marketing and selling our products and supporting our corporate initiatives ranging from ethics reporting to SEC reporting, insurance and tax matters.

You'll work closely with our Marketing, Finance, Product and People teams, providing legal advice at all levels of the organization. This is a unique opportunity to join a diverse, fast-paced and collaborative team.

The Opportunity

As Corporate Counsel, you will help UserTesting build our public company corporate function, including corporate governance matters, global corporate entity management, global compliance, M&A, tax matters, insurance matters, employment and litigation. The ideal candidate is a lawyer with intellectual curiosity, integrity and someone motivated to drive impact across our newly public company.

What We're Looking For In This Role

  • Provide legal advice and counsel to leaders in UserTesting's Marketing, Finance, People, Security, Operations, Product and Investor Relations teams
  • Support international corporate governance, regulatory compliance, international registrations, compliance and management of subsidiary entities both domestic and international
  • Assist the General Counsel with SEC and stock exchange reporting and requirements, including preparation and filing of 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, Section 16 reports and 1934 Act filings, working with outside counsel as appropriate
  • Assist the General Counsel in preparing and reviewing board and committee materials; development and management of our corporate governance programs; and advise on other board, equity and shareholder related matters
  • Manage employment-related issues including global expansion, terminations, commission plans, and equity and other compensation-related matters
  • Provide support for corporate development activities, including mergers and acquisitions and strategic corporate partnershipRequired Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to synthesize and present complex ideas simply and understandably to employees at all levels as well as to our management team and board
  • Dedicated to fostering a team culture based on empathy, collaboration and mutual respect
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-energy environment, and capable of dealing with and navigating ambiguity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    Education And Experience
    • 2-4 years of experience as a corporate securities or corporate transactions attorney (a mix of law firm and in-house experience at a public company is preferred)
    • A JD and active membership in at least one state bar
      To learn more about our team, culture, and customers, check out our careers page, company blog, and press/awards. Aside from a great work environment and the opportunity to make an impact, we're also growing the team quickly-join us!

      UserTesting is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.

      UserTesting will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, as applicable. For jobs located in the United States, we prefer candidates located in or near one of these cities: Atlanta, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Austin, and Boston. We may consider candidates in certain other cities on a case by case basis.

Keywords: UserTesting, Washington DC , Corporate Counsel, Accounting, Auditing , Washington, DC

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