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Corporate Counsel, Corporate Securities and Governance

Company: AppFolio, Inc.
Location: santa barbara
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Corporate Counsel, Corporate Securities and Governance

Were innovators, changemakers, and collaborators. Were more than just a software company were a cloud-based powerhouse that creates products to make our customers lives easier. Were revolutionizing the way people do business, and we want your ideas, your enthusiasm, and your passion to help us keep on innovating.

We love where we work, and you can, too.

What Youll Do

In this role, you will be a strategic thought partner, providing reliable legal counsel in connection with corporate, securities and governance matters in accordance with the companys core values, long term corporate objectives and strategic direction. Your scope will include the following key areas:

Serve as the primary owner of all board and governance-related legal matters- Support the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in connection with all corporate legal matters relating to AppFolios Board of Directors and related committees; Maintain all committee charters and other key governance documents; Evolve, refine and manage corporate governance policies and procedures in accordance with legal requirements; Partner with the General Counsel and key stakeholders in connection with corporate structural matters and related decision-making; Own all subsidiary company administration, management and formalities.

Be the primary owner of all public market and securities-related legal and compliance matters affecting the company - In collaboration with key stakeholders, prepare and/or review all SEC filings; Participate in the companys Disclosure Committee; Partner with key stakeholders to develop, evolve, implement and maintain policies and procedures to ensure compliance; Stay up-to-date with all securities-related legal, regulatory and stock exchange-related developments that may affect the company, and provide tailored advice regarding potential impacts and how best to address them.

Be a leader in the legal function that helps support legal and risk acumen across the business- Partner with legal and compliance leaders to develop and manage resources toward the manifestation of the foregoing goal; Maintain and foster a deep understanding of AppFolios business and culture to best enable tailored legal and business advice designed to foster responsible growth in line with the companys long term corporate objectives.

What Were Looking For

  • Sound Judgment; Integrity. Demonstrates excellent judgment and the highest level of integrity on a wide range of matters in a culturally-aligned way that builds trust and confidence over time.
  • Temperament. Demonstrates the appropriate temperament when dealing with difficult or complex issues at the highest levels of the company.
  • Developed Communication Skills. The ability to digest and understand multiple perspectives (analytical listening), then provide oral and/or written guidance and advice designed to mitigate practical and legal risk in a way that meshes with the companys culture, values and long term objectives.
  • Proactive; Persistent. The ability to take the initiative without being told what to do and how to do it and the tenacity to get it done.
  • Work Ethic and Efficiency. A willingness to work hard, and the ability to work smart.
  • Teamwork and Enthusiasm. Collaborative, passionate and positive, even when the going gets tough (it will).
  • Commitment; Flexibility and Adaptability. A willingness to truly understand a complex and rapidly-evolving business, and to quickly pivot and re-prioritize based on changing conditions and risk profiles.


  • Experience working in a legal capacity within a public company
  • Experience with M&A preferred

Our Story

AppFolio (NASDAQ: APPF) was founded in 2006 with the mission to revolutionize vertical industry businesses by providing great software and service. Our easy-to-use, cloud-based software helps our customers more effectively market, manage, and grow their businesses. Our software solutions exist in the real estate vertical, including AppFolio Property Manager and AppFolio Investment Management

To find out more about what AppFolio has to offer, check out .

Statement of Equal Opportunity

At AppFolio, we value diversity in backgrounds and perspectives and depend on it to drive our innovative culture. Thats why were a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we believe that our products, our teams, and our business are stronger because of it. This means that no matter what race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or veteran status, youre always welcome at AppFolio.

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Keywords: AppFolio, Inc., Santa Barbara , Corporate Counsel, Corporate Securities and Governance, Other , santa barbara, California

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