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Legal Counsel, Corporate/Securities



Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023

Stem provides clean energy solutions and services designed to maximize the economic, environmental, and resiliency value of energy assets and portfolios. Stem’s leading AI-driven enterprise software platform, Athena®, enables organizations to deploy and unlock value from clean energy assets at scale. Powerful applications, including AlsoEnergy’s PowerTrack, simplify and optimize asset management and connect an ecosystem of owners, developers, assets, and markets. Stem also offers integrated partner solutions to help improve returns across energy projects, including storage, solar, and EV fleet charging. For more information, visit

Stem’s culture embodies diversity & inclusion beyond the traditional facets of gender, ethnicity, age, disabilities, and sexual orientation to include experience, personality, communication, workstyles, and more. At our core, Stem is at the momentous intersection of clean energy and software technology where diverse ideas, experiences, and professional skills converge to make the inclusive culture we have today. Together, we are turning old school thoughts about software and energy into progressive, collaborative, and innovative solutions. By joining our team, you will be collaborating with data scientists, energy experts, skilled salespeople, thought-leading executives and more from a range of backgrounds. This intersection of ideas, beliefs, and skills is what makes us unique enough to lead the world’s largest network of digitally connected energy storage systems.

Job Role Summary:

We are seeking a corporate/securities attorney with strong research, communication and multitasking skills. The attorney will provide legal support for clients in our Finance, Human Resources, Investor Relations, Office of the Secretary, and Communications departments, as well as additional advice as needed for other departments such as Environmental, Governance and Sustainability, and Policy and Governmental Affairs.

This position will require analysis and advice on complex securities law questions involved in financial reporting and compliance, advice on corporate governance issues facing Stem, advice and oversight on securities transactions including public offerings, and advice and negotiation involving mergers & acquisitions transactions. The attorney will work in close relationship with assigned clients including senior management of the Company and with oversight from more experienced securities law attorneys where required.


  • Provide legal review and analysis of SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K reports, as well as proxy statements.
  • Advise on, and support, Stem’s compliance with applicable securities laws, including Regulation FD, Regulation G and other regulations applicable to Stem, as well as the requirements of the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Advise and assist on corporate governance issues, including interactions with proxy advisory firms and investors.
  • Provide securities, governance and disclosure advice to Stem’s various functional groups (e.g., Human Resources, Finance, Communications).
  • Handle day-to-day/routine legal issues in support of Stem’s functional groups.
  • Assist the Chief Legal Officer in recommending, developing and implementing procedures, practices and guidelines, including relating to corporate governance, disclosure, compliance, insider trading and related matters.
  • Advise and assist the Company on capital market and financing transactions, including SEC-registered offerings, commercial paper programs, and bank lines of credit.
  • Coordinate with, and assist, Finance, Human Resources and other functions in timely preparation of Board materials.
  • Internal transactional lawyer in various M&A transactions as required.
  • Coordinate with and oversee outside counsel, where counsel is retained.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory/legislative initiatives that could have an impact on the Company and its activities.
  • Develop and provide training in areas such as corporate disclosure obligations, insider trading, group structure, proper use of legal entities, and Code of Ethics.


  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Strong college and law school record (top 1/3 of class preferred)
  • Licensed to practice law in at least one state
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience in a law firm and/or corporation dealing with securities regulations applicable to public companies.
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including skills in making presentations to senior management.
  • Detail oriented
  • Problem-solver
  • High ethical standards and integrity
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to exercise sound business judgment
  • Ability and desire to work independently and as a member of an integrated team
  • Excellent judgment and discretion

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Corporate law, financial and governance matters
  • Extensive experience with securities regulations applicable to public companies
  • Experience with corporate governance best practices for tech public companies
  • Experience drafting complex disclosure documents as well as complex agreements such as merger and acquisition agreements
  • Demonstrated record of leadership and initiative
  • Industry experience (energy)

Salary Range

$192,150.00 - $269,200.00

Other Details:

Stem offers a competitive salary and a full list of benefits. The benefit offerings include full health benefits on the first day of employment (several medical plan options-HDHP and PPO, dental plans, FSA/HSA-with employer contribution, employer paid vision/LTD/STD/Life, variety of voluntary coverage), 401k (pre- or post-tax) on first day of employment, 9 paid calendar holidays per year, and participation in the Flexible PTO plan. This position is eligible to participate in the Stem Long Term Incentive plan, by granting Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). These RSUs will be awarded within the first quarter of employment and vesting 33%, 33%, and 34% on each of the first three anniversaries of the grant date. This is our employee’s opportunity to join in the success of the company.

Stem, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.