Overview: The Chief Legal Officer (CLO) is an executive member of the Proterra leadership team. The position will report directly to the CEO and have a strong connection and working relationship with the board of directors. The CLO will lead the legal team and oversee all legal, corporate secretarial, and corporate compliance related matters.
Company: Proterra is a leader in the design and manufacture of electric vehicle technology solutions for commercial applications, zero emission electric transit vehicles, and charging solutions for commercial fleets. Proterra is the most popular electric transit bus on the road in North America, with more than 1,300 electric buses in 135+ communities across 43 U.S. states and Canadian provinces. In addition, Proterra Powered technology is chosen by industry leading vehicle manufacturers to electrify commercial vehicles around the world. The Company is publicly traded on the Nasdaq with over 1,000 employees.
Compensation: Competitive base, bonus, and equity, commensurate with experience.
Experience:12+ years of legal leadership experience gained at a law firm and/or in-house legal department at a publicly traded company. The ideal candidate will have significant experience leading teams and advising the C-suite and board of directors as well as broad based experience in commercial and corporate transactions, compliance, risk management, securities compliance and disclosure, IP, litigation, government relations, corporate governance, and M&A. L
Location: Greenville, South Carolina, with consideration given to the right candidate being hybrid if he/she resides in the Southeast and can be in Greenville regularly.
Relocation: Yes. This is a national search.
Bar: Admission to a State Bar of any jurisdiction in the United States.
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