Job Description

If you’re looking for a meaningful career, you’ll find it here at Webster. Founded in 1935, our focus has always been to put people first--doing whatever we can to help individuals, families, businesses and our colleagues achieve their financial goals. As a leading commercial bank, we remain passionate about serving our clients and supporting our communities. Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Agility, Respect, Excellence are Webster’s values, these set us apart as a bank and as an employer.  

Come join our team where you can expand your career potential, benefit from our robust development opportunities, and enjoy meaningful work!

Position Summary

Corporate and Securities Attorney will be responsible for reviewing and assisting in the preparation of Company SEC reports and filings and providing advice and guidance on corporate and securities matters. This position will also assist in the management of the Company’s corporate subsidiaries, oversee its Insider Trading Program and Section 16 reporting, and the organization of its annual meeting of stockholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review and advise on the company's SEC and NYSE periodic filings, including 10K, 10Qs, 8Ks and registration statements
  • Provide guidance and support for annual shareholder meetings, including preparation of proxy statements and related materials and advising on matters related to shareholder proposals
  • Responsible for Section 16 reporting and insider trading policies and practices
  • Manage the Company’s numerous corporate subsidiaries and ensure timely completion of all appropriate registrations and filings
  • Provide legal support to the Company’s Disclosure Committee and Board Audit Committee
  • Collaborate with investor relations, finance, and communications teams in the preparation of earnings releases and other public announcements
  • Ability to lead special projects and coordinate with legal and administrative staff
  • Additional responsibilities as identified. This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties, or responsibilities

Requirements

  • JD degree from an accredited law school required.
  • Active bar membership
  • 6-10 years’ experience as a corporate and securities attorney (either in a law firm or a combination of a law firm and in-house experience).  Relevant legal experience with/in a regulated public financial services company is preferred but not required.
  • Strong knowledge of ’33 and ’34 Act matters
  • A law degree from an accredited law school. Active bar membership.
  • Excellent legal writing skills with a high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Collaborative style and customer-service mindset with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of people at all levels within a matrix, team-oriented environment across cultures and geographic locations.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Demonstrates common sense, teamwork, professionalism, high level of sound judgment and business acumen, accountability, proactive in resolving issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Microsoft office (Word, PowerPoint) experience
  • Must be able to work in our Stamford office and Waterbury office weekly.

The estimated salary range for this position is $195,000 USD to $220,000 USD. Actual salary may vary up or down depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this position is eligible for incentive compensation.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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