Legal - Newark, NJ Vice President, Corporate Counsel

About the position

The Financial Management Group of the Law Department seeks an attorney with substantial experience in public company disclosure matters. This position will report to the Chief Disclosure Counsel.  

Responsibilities will include:

  • Advising with respect to, and ensuring compliance with legal requirements pertaining to, Annual Reports on Form 1O-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and Current Reports on Form 8-K;
  • Advising with respect to materiality determinations, the use of non-GAAP financial measures, and other disclosure issues;
  • Advising Investor Relations and Global Communications on securities laws issues affecting internal and external communications, including quarterly earnings announcements and investor presentations;
  • Advising with respect to personal security trading matters, including the establishment of restricted trading lists and compliance with insider transaction reporting requirements under Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act; and
  • Advising with respect to Proxy Statement disclosure issues and matters.


  • Minimum 7 years of relevant legal experience.
  • Demonstrated strong corporate and securities background is essential.
  • Significant experience advising public companies in connection with public company disclosure issues.
  • Candidates should possess a thorough knowledge of Form 10-K, Form I0-Q and Form 8-K reporting requirements, the proxy disclosure rules, Regulations S-K and S-X, and other SEC rules and regulations affecting the disclosure obligations of public companies.
  • Candidates must be accomplished in legal drafting, with substantial experience drafting SEC filings, and have strong overall communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to command confidence and trust in judgments and recommendations is required.
  • Large law firm experience is a prerequisite, but in-house experience, including experience working with Controllers and Investor Relations departments, is a significant plus.
  • A background in corporate governance is helpful.
  • Experience with the insurance and financial services industries is highly desirable.
  • Candidates will have a law degree, be admitted to practice in the U.S. and obtain a New Jersey license or the New Jersey in-house counsel license within 18 months.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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