Sr. Securities Counsel

Twist Bioscience

Twist Bioscience

South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

We are seeking a Securities Counsel to take the lead role in managing Twist’s public company securities and corporate governance requirements. Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel of Corporate, Regulatory & Compliance, this role will be instrumental in advising Twist on U.S. corporate and securities matters and partnering with Twist’s finance, accounting, investor relations and communications teams on external disclosures such as earnings releases and press releases.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Prepare and review SEC filings, including Form 8-Ks, the proxy statement and related documents, Section 16 filings, Registration Statements (S-1, S-8, and S-3), and Forms 10-Qs and 10-Ks
  • Support Board and Committee meetings, including the drafting, preparation and review of Board meeting materials, minutes, and D&O questionnaires
  • Support Twist’s annual stockholders meeting
  • Support Investor Relations by reviewing press releases, earnings releases, investor presentations, and other materials
  • Advise on equity matters, including equity plan, and compensation issues
  • Ensure compliance with public company legal, securities, and governance requirements, and support the necessary controls, processes and procedures
  • Provide counseling, training and general legal advice to the company on securities laws and requirements, including periodic reporting requirements, Nasdaq listing standards, beneficial ownership reporting requirements, Regulation FD, related party transactions, and insider trading rules
  • Work independently but collaboratively in a fast-paced and collegial team environment
  • Demonstrate sound business and legal judgment, project management and prioritization skills
  • Support M&A and other strategic activities
  • Effective manage outside counsel as needed

What You’ll Bring to the Team

  • 4+ years of relevant experience at a major law firm, advising public companies on securities law matters
  • Proficient knowledge of SEC and Nasdaq rules
  • Registered to practice in California or be eligible for Registered In-House Counsel (RIHC) status in California

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience advising technology and/or life sciences companies

About Twist Bioscience

Twist Bioscience synthesizes genes from scratch, known as “writing” DNA. Just as children learn to both read and write, the next phase of development for the genomics revolution is the ability to write DNA.

At Twist Bioscience, we work in service of people who are changing the world for the better. In fields such as health care, agriculture, industrial chemicals and data storage, our unique silicon-based DNA Synthesis Platform provides precision at a scale that is otherwise unavailable to our customers.

Twist Bioscience Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Twist Bioscience Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic characteristics, or any other category protected by law.

The base cash compensation for this California-based role is below. In addition to base salary, this role is eligible for bonus, equity, and a generous benefits package. Final compensation amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate skill, experience, expertise, and location and may vary from the amount listed above. Compensation may be different in other locations.
San Francisco Bay Area Pay Range
$200,034$234,250 USD