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Senior Corporate Counsel

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Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: San Francisco, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.




Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high-tech means more than computer code.  As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones.  We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide.  To do that, we need the absolute best talent.  We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work.  We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.


Dolby is seeking a Senior Corporate Counsel to support a wide range of corporate, securities, M&A, and corporate governance activities. The Senior Corporate Counsel will be exposed to a variety of legal and business matters.


Role and Responsibilities


  • Work collaboratively with the finance, people, real estate, stock administration, and other cross-functional teams on a variety of matters
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to identify and draft or update appropriate risk factors and other disclosures
  • Assist with the company’s earnings releases, NYSE submissions, and SEC filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, and Section 16 reporting
  • Prepare board and committee meeting agendas and other deliverables and provide general board and committee support
  • Provide practical, actionable advice and strategic support to executives and employees on a variety of corporate and securities matters
  • Manage Dolby’s strategic investments in other entities and M&A transactions, and support the integration of acquired entities
  • Manage real estate transactions
  • Oversee the governance and administration of all global corporate subsidiaries
  • Maintain minute books and draft corporate documents
  • Advise on investor relations and corporate communications matters, including review of earnings announcements, earnings scripts, press releases, investor presentations, investor communications, public announcements, internal communications, and other materials
  • Monitor, track, and advise on potential impacts of new and proposed corporate and securities laws to ensure continued compliance
  • Stay up-to-date on governance trends, general legal issues and best practices, and recommend changes to Dolby’s programs or policies if advisable




  • JD from top tier law school with excellent academic credentials and California bar membership (or qualified to register as in house counsel)
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of law firm and/or in-house legal experience
  • Must have significant experience advising on SEC rules, regulations and compliance, including periodic reporting requirements, Regulation FD, and Regulation G
  • Familiarity with NYSE listing standards
  • Be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and able to handle multiple matters simultaneously and to prioritize effectively
  • Evaluate issues from legal and business perspectives with a practical, business-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships and to work across functions and teams
  • Excellent written, oral and negotiation communication skills





Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland