Corporate Counsel, Securities and M&A at Carvana

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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 CORPORATE COUNSEL, SECURITIES AND M&A


About Carvana

If you like disrupting the norm and are looking to join a company revolutionizing an industry then you will LOVE what Carvana has done for the car buying experience. Buying a car the old fashioned way sucks and we are working hard to make it NOT suck. I mean, have you seen our vending machine?!

We are looking for people who are excited to thrive in an environment of impactful change. Team spirit is evident at Carvana and everyday we let our passions and creativity foster innovation. We take big swings, set ambitious goals, and challenge each other to make data- and process-driven decisions in everything we do. Here are a few of our stories! We’ve been changing the game since 2013, and we’re not taking our foot off the gas now. Want more of the story? Check out our background here. 


About the team and position

Carvana is looking for an enthusiastic and talented attorney to join our team as an Corporate Counsel. The  Corporate Counsel will generally support the Company’s Securities, Corporate Governance, and M&A activities. The  Corporate Counsel will report directly to our Senior Associate General Counsel and serve as a key advisor to the Company’s Financial Reporting, Accounting, Investor Relations, and Senior Management teams on a variety of corporate and transactional matters. 


What you’ll be doing

  • Securities and Corporate Governance
      • Responsible for ’34 Act and ’33 Act compliance.
      • Prepare and file Form 8-Ks, registration statements, and proxy statements.
      • Support Company’s Financial Reporting team in preparing and filing Forms 10-Q and 10-K.
      • Advise Senior Management and Investor Relations on disclosure issues, including Reg FD, non-GAAP financial measures, securities offerings, forward-looking statements, and analyst and investor presentations.
      • Assist with registered and unregistered debt and equity offerings.
      • Advise on various corporate governance matters, including evaluation of shareholder proposals, planning the annual meeting of shareholders, and compliance with NYSE listing standards.
      • Advise on all executive compensation activities, including Section 16 filings and Rule 10b5-1 plans.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
    • Advise internal stakeholders on the Company’s merger and acquisition activities.
    • Draft and negotiate asset and stock purchase agreements, joint ventures, and strategic partnership documents.
    • Oversee and implement due diligence activities.
    • Coordinate with cross-functional teams, in particular Accounting, Tax, Product, and Engineering, to complete integration of acquired companies and strategic partnerships. 

What you should know/have

  • A juris doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • 3+ years of relevant legal experience in securities and transactions.
  • Experience working for and/or representing publicly traded companies.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute on a high volume of securities, corporate governance, and M&A matters with limited supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills necessary to coordinate amongst deal counterparties, internal teams and business units, professional service providers, and outside counsel.
  • Proficiency and interest in drafting, reviewing and analyzing transaction documentation, while collaborating on strategy and risk considerations.
  • Enthusiasm and energy to contribute to and thrive in an energetic and rapidly-evolving company with a collaborative atmosphere.
  • Self-starter with an appetite for problem-solving and ability to “own” projects or tasks to see goals through to completion.
  • Membership in good standing with a United States State Bar.

What we’ll offer in return

  • Full-Time Salary Position with a competitive salary.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits.
  • 401K with company match.
  • A multitude of perks including student loan payments, discounts on vehicles, benefits for your pets, and much more..
  • A great wellness program to keep you healthy and happy both physically and mentally.
  • Access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others across the organization.
  • A company culture of promotions from within, with a start-up atmosphere allowing for varied and rapid career development.
  • A seat in one of the fastest-growing companies in the country.

Other requirements

To be able to do your job at Carvana, there are some basic requirements we want to share with you.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

Of course, we’ll make any reasonable accommodations for those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their jobs. 


Legal stuff

Hiring is contingent on passing a complete background check.  This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.


Carvana is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.  Carvana also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.


Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

More Information on Carvana
Carvana operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Tempe, AZ. Carvana was founded in 2012. It has 4500 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 94 open jobs at Carvana, click here.
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