Clean Energy, California is now seeking applications for the position of Senior Corporate Counsel.

About the Company

Clean Energy pioneered renewable natural gas (RNG) as a vehicle fuel in the U.S. and continues to be the largest provider of RNG for transportation. They have an extensive network of over 570 fueling stations across North America, and can deliver RNG to any station, public or private. RNG is the cleanest solution available today for heavy-duty trucks, transit fleets, and large vehicles

About the Opportunity

The Senior Corporate Counsel will be the company’s front-line attorney supporting securities, corporate governance, SEC reporting, entity management, executive compensation, equity program administration, M&A, joint venture, corporate finance, and compliance matters at a publicly-traded corporation.  The role will also support other practice areas as needed.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide legal support for SEC reporting and compliance.
  • Draft SEC disclosures and filings such as 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, proxy statement, and Section 16 reports.
  • Ensure timely and accurate filings.
  • Provide advice, make recommendations, and develop policies and procedures related to disclosure obligations and compliance for a Nasdaq-listed company.
  • Support the corporate secretary function, providing counsel to the board and its committees, to include preparing meeting agendas and materials, drafting resolutions, coordinating logistics, and drafting minutes.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate governance guidelines and committee charters.
  • Support strategic transactional matters such as M&A, corporate finance and capital markets transactions, M&A, and joint venture deals.
  • Provide transactional and operational counsel on these matters.  Conduct due diligence and attend to post-closing matters.
  • Assist with executive compensation planning, governance, documentation, and reporting.
  • Support the equity compensation program. 
  • Manage legal entities, to include drafting resolutions, consents, minutes, certificates, charters, bylaws, and LLC agreements.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable entity governance and reporting requirements. 
  • Support the compliance function by drafting, maintaining, and implementing internal policies and training programs.
  • Manage the intellectual property program.
  • Effectively manage and oversee legal work performed by paralegal and external counsel.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate commercial agreements, licenses, NDAs, and employment agreements on an as-needed basis.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Juris Doctor Degree from an ABA accredited law school plus 4+ years of experience working in-house and/or at a law firm servicing publicly-traded companies in the areas of securities, corporate governance, M&A and financing transactions, and SEC reporting.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret laws and regulations.  Ability to draft contracts, disclosures, filings, and other legal documents and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from executives, managers, clients and customers.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Licensed attorney in the State of California.


$165,000 – $275,000

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply through the link provided at the end of this post.


4675 MacArthur Court, Suite 800
Newport Beach, CA 92660, USA

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