Counsel - Securities- Philadelphia at Cigna (Philadelphia, PA)

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Cigna's Office of the Corporate Secretary provides legal guidance and counsel on securities law matters, corporate governance, shareholder engagement, corporate responsibility and capital market transactions. The Office of the Corporate Secretary is primary legal counsel for the Board of Directors and manages over 400 domestic and international subsidiaries.

The Counsel-Securities position will provide strategic legal guidance on securities law obligations, shareholder engagement strategies, enterprise financing, corporate responsibility reporting, insider trading, executive compensation disclosure matters and governance matters.

  • Review and file SEC reports including, but not limited to, Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Section 16 filings, proxy statements and registration statements
  • Provide strategic advice on general securities matters, including Regulation FD and Regulation G, and NYSE compliance
  • Provide strategic advice on public disclosures, including press releases, investor relations presentations, the corporate website and other external communications
  • Lead drafting of sections of proxy statement and annual meeting materials
  • Provide strategic advice regarding policies of proxy advisory firms, institutional investors and other corporate governance and ESG rating agencies, while identifying trends and developments in support of shareholder engagement initiatives
  • Key member of the corporate secretarial function, including through the drafting and review of Board and Committee materials
  • Monitor corporate governance developments and best practices
  • Key member of legal team supporting for capital market transactions, including through the drafting and review of transaction agreements and leading due diligence process
  • Strategic support for subsidiary governance function and general treasury matters

  • J.D. from accredited law school/Bar membership required
  • At least 5 years' experience in an in-house legal department of a publicly traded company or in a law firm corporate practice
  • Broad knowledge of federal securities laws under the Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and NYSE rules
  • Broad knowledge of the regulatory and governance environment affecting public companies
  • Experience in advising management on public company matters
  • Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills to develop and manage relationships with clients at all levels
  • Ability to identify issues and propose actionable legal and business solutions
  • Track record of project and process management
  • Strong work ethic with effective time-management skills and ability to manage competing priorities
  • Demonstrated good judgment and attention to detail
  • Ability and desire to learn new subject areas and willingness take on new responsibilities

* This position is a WAH/ Flex office based position in the Philadelphia area. Must be able to go into the Philadelphia office at times. WAH/Flex employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to come on site.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: [email protected] for support. Do not email [email protected] for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
More Information on Cigna
Cigna operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Bloomfield, CT, Phoenix, AZ, Philadelphia, PA and Plano, TX. It has 74000 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 34 open jobs at Cigna, click here.
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