Corporate Counsel, M&A

Twilio

  • Full Time

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Join the team as our next Corporate Counsel, M&A

Who we are & why we’re hiring

Twilio powers real-time business communications and data solutions that help companies and developers worldwide build better applications and customer experiences.

Although we're headquartered in San Francisco, we're on a journey to becoming a globally antiracist company that supports diversity, equity & inclusion wherever we do business. We employ thousands of Twilions worldwide, and we're looking for more builders, creators, and visionaries to help fuel our growth momentum.

About the job

This position is needed to support our M&A, investment and other corporate development activities by leading mergers and acquisitions and legal department integration matters, including the due diligence process, negotiation of term sheets and definitive transaction agreements and M&A playbooks and related support projects. As Corporate Counsel you will also support Twilio’s antitrust compliance efforts and other general corporate matters. As we expand our product and service offerings, your ideas and contributions will affect Twilio’s overall strategy.

Responsibilities

In this role, you’ll:

  • Lead mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions in all stages, from performing due diligence, drafting and negotiating term sheets and definitive transaction documentation, and supporting closing transactions and post-closing integration.
  • Engage with corporate development, executive deal sponsors and senior business and functional leaders to drive deal structuring and issue resolution.
  • Draft and help prepare M&A related board and committee meeting materials.
  • Work on antitrust compliance issues including HSR filings and governmental responses.
  • Collaborate and build strong relationships with cross-functional teams, including finance, tax, IR, stock admin, accounting, people, corporate development,  and product to manage corporate transactions and initiatives.

Qualifications 

Not all applicants will have skills that match a job description exactly. Twilio values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets the required qualifications to apply. While having “desired” qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. If your career is just starting or hasn't followed a traditional path, don't let that stop you from considering Twilio. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!

Required:

  • JD and membership in at least one state bar.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience handling complex M&A and other corporate transactions for either a big law firm or a public company in a demanding and innovative legal environment.
  • Ability to be the primary in-house attorney on certain corporate projects, including handling multiple simultaneous transactions or projects.
  • Ability to drive continuous improvements, scalability and operational excellence in deal processes, execution and integration.
  • Ability to quickly assess business challenges, make timely, pragmatic recommendations under pressure and identify, prioritize and resolve issues quickly and independently while balancing legal risks against business interests.

Desired:

  • A combination of both in-house and law firm practice experience with an AmLaw 100 firm is preferred, primarily in M&A and venture capital or investment transactions.
  • Prior experience working in the Technology Industry preferred.
  • Flexibility to assist the corporate legal team in its activities and its mission as needs arise.
  • Ability to work autonomously, multi-task and perform effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bonus if prior work experience in business, finance or tech, or an MBA or advanced degree in finance.

Location 

This role will be remote.

Approximately 5% travel is anticipated. 

What We Offer

There are many benefits to working at Twilio, including, in addition to competitive pay, things like generous time-off, ample parental and wellness leave, healthcare, a retirement savings program, and much more. Offerings vary by location.

Twilio thinks big. Do you?

We like to solve problems, take initiative, pitch in when needed, and are always up for trying new things. That's why we seek out colleagues who embody our values — something we call Twilio Magic. Additionally, we empower employees to build positive change in their communities by supporting their volunteering and donation efforts.

So, if you're ready to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and be the best version of yourself, apply now!

If this role isn't what you're looking for, please consider other open positions.

*Please note this role is open to candidates outside of Colorado as well. The information below is provided for those hired in Colorado only.

*If you are a Colorado applicant:

  • The estimated pay range for this role, based in Colorado, is $127,960.00 – $182,800.00.
  • Sales Commission: Additionally, this role is eligible to earn commissions and eligible to participate in Twilio's equity plan.
  • Non-Sales: Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Twilio's equity plan.

The successful candidate’s starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location within the state. This role is also eligible to participate in Twilio’s equity plan and for the following benefits: health care insurance, 401(k) retirement account, paid sick time, paid personal time off, paid parental leave.

Important COVID-19 Guidance (For candidates applying to roles in the United States):

To comply with Executive Order 14042, all Twilio employees working in the U.S. are required to submit proof of vaccination for COVID-19 unless they qualify for a medical or religious accommodation / exemption. Employees onboarded after January 4, 2022 must submit proof of vaccination or receive approval for an exemption prior to their Twilio start date.