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SD Legal - Corporate Securities in San Jose, California, United States of America at PayPal

Date Posted: 6/3/2022

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Job Description

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

SD Legal - Corporate Securities

Job Responsibilities

  • Advise on and support corporate securities and SEC/NASDAQ reporting and compliance matters, including SEC periodic reports, Section 16 filings, proxy statements, annual reports, earnings releases/calls, investor presentations, and other external communications.  Includes: advice on Regulation S-K, Regulation FD, Non-GAAP measures, disclosure and general anti-fraud requirements, and risk factors and litigation disclosures.
  • Oversee preparation of annual proxy statement and annual stockholders meeting, including responses to stockholder proposals, including no-action requests for exclusion of proposals.
  • Support insider trading policy and compliance program, including advising on trading windows and 10b5-1 plans, ensuring compliance with Section 16 filing requirements, and providing clearances for trading.
  • Support PayPal Holdings, Inc.’s Board of Directors and principal Board committees (e.g., Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee; Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee), including preparation of Board and committee materials and meeting minutes. 
  • Advise on corporate governance matters, including Delaware corporate law questions, charter and bylaw provisions, governance guidelines, independence and related party transactions matters, Board committee charters, and other company policies
  • Engage with stockholders on public company governance-related matters, including participating in engagement calls and meetings with investors and proxy advisors.
  • Provide legal support for global subsidiary management and governance, including compliance with corporate law requirements for domestic and foreign subsidiaries
  • Provide legal support for Treasury activities, including share repurchase programs, capital market transactions (e.g., registered debt offerings) and corporate finance matters.
  • Collaborate with and manage teams consisting of other PayPal in-house attorneys, PayPal personnel, and outside advisors (including outside counsel) on corporate matters.
  • Advise and work closely with a variety of key stakeholders, including senior executives, Accounting, Investor Relations, Treasury, Tax, Risk, Compliance, HR, ESG and business functions. 


  • JD degree with excellent academic credentials.
  • 12+ years of relevant securities (’33 and ’34 Act) and corporate governance experience, including both law firm and in-house public company experience..
  • Experience with financial services and/or technology companies strongly preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills.
  • Excellent project management skills, well organized, with the ability to thrive in a fast paced work environment and manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure.
  • A high-level of intellectual, professional and interpersonal agility and flexibility, combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Team oriented and able to work collaboratively and effectively with business clients and other legal department members,
  • Unquestioned ethics and integrity, sound judgment and high tolerance for ambiguity.

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

Who We Are:

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.



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