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Ingersoll Rand Sr. Corporate Counsel - M&A and Securities (Remote) in Davidson, North Carolina

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Job Summary:

The Sr. Corporate Counsel, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities will provide legal guidance on mergers & acquisitions to all of Ingersoll Rand’s businesses, and securities law compliance to the parent company, Ingersoll Rand, Inc. With respect to M&A, this role will oversee all aspects of due diligence, agreement negotiations and post-closing activities, as well as assisting on integration matters. Additionally, this role will work closely with the legal business partners of each business within Ingersoll Rand to ensure that transactions happen with risk transparency, and as efficiently as possible. With respect to securities law, this role will provide legal advice on securities related matters, will be the legal process owner for ensuring compliance with securities laws, regulations, and processes, and will assist with other corporate projects as we continue our exciting growth as a company. The successful candidate will be a hands-on, highly motivated individual who functions with confidence and expertise in a fast-paced and rapidly changing business environment.

Specific Responsibilities:


  • Counsel and provide legal guidance on mergers & acquisitions.

  • Draft, negotiate, and control workflow in connection with multiple simultaneous acquisitions.

  • Oversee and participate in legal and cross-functional due diligence.

  • Draft and negotiate term sheets and definitive transaction documentation.

  • Support post-closing transactions and post-closing integration.

  • Help to manage the legal aspects of the deal process for a robust acquisition pipeline, including coordinating with outside counsel, opposing counsel and the company’s internal deal team to ensure that deal timelines are consistently met and tasks are effectively completed.

  • Coordinate both internal and external parties to effectively analyze, negotiate and execute deals, including outside counsel, consultants, internal legal business partners, corporate functions and business leaders.

Securities Compliance:

  • Counsel and provide legal guidance on corporate securities and SEC compliance.

  • Oversee and continuously improve the company’s legal SEC reporting and compliance function.

  • Prepare and review SEC filings, including registration statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K, proxy statements, and Section 16 reporting, including Forms 3, 4, and 5.

  • Develop and maintain policies and processes to ensure compliance with securities-related regulatory requirements applicable to publicly traded companies, including Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, Regulation FD, and insider trading.

  • Support capital markets transactions including public securities offerings and corporate finance transactions.

  • Advise leaders on investor relations matters, including review of earnings announcements, press releases, investor presentations, investor communications, and other materials.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A J.D. degree from an accredited law school, and 5+ years of relevant, legal experience at a medium or large law firm where you specialized in mergers and acquisitions and/or securities, or in-house at an acquisitive company in an industrial sector.

  • Strong experience in negotiating and structuring complex transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, investments, and/or partnerships.

  • Solid understanding of structural and corporate issues pertaining to M&A transactions in order to advise the internal stakeholders appropriately.

  • Strong experience in corporate securities, SEC compliance, and corporate governance work.

  • Strong contract interpretation and drafting skills.

  • Strong business acumen and an eagerness to partner with internal business and legal colleagues to solve issues.

  • Able to conceptualize and articulate pragmatic/creative legal and business solutions to complex legal and business challenges.

  • Able to multitask in a fast-paced business and legal setting.

  • Able to act with an ownership mindset and work both independently and in a team environment.

  • Current active member, in good standing, of at least one U.S. jurisdiction.

  • Occasional travel is required.

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