Counsel, Securities and Governance

About Fisker Inc.

California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by developing the most emotionally desirable and eco-friendly electric vehicles on Earth. Passionately driven by a vision of a clean future for all, the company is on a mission to become the No. 1 e-mobility service provider with the world's most sustainable vehicles. To learn more, visit www. – and enjoy exclusive content across Fisker's social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Download the revolutionary new Fisker mobile app from the App Store or Google Play store.

General Role Overview:

We are currently seeking a Counsel to join our team and provide leadership on a wide range of securities and corporate governance matters. The role would report directly to Fisker's Vice President, Securities, Governance and Compliance/Corporate Secretary. The responsibilities will cover a broad range of securities and corporate governance matters that confront a publicly traded company with global operations, including ensuring compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations; preparing and reviewing SEC filings; assisting with matters related to the board of directors and its committees; and advising on subsidiary maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with federal securities and corporate laws, as well as applicable rules and regulations of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

  • Prepare and review SEC filings, including periodic and current reports, Section 16 filings, proxy statements, etc., and advise on applicable securities law issues, including but not limited to the company's insider trading policy, trading windows and Regulation FD compliance.

  • Provide support for the board of directors, including preparing and reviewing materials and minutes for the board and its committees.

  • Manage the timeline, preparation and execution of the annual stockholder meeting.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain various corporate governance policies and practices.

  • Review press releases, earnings releases, investor presentations, and other significant public disclosures.

  • Support global corporate initiatives and subsidiary management, and coordinate the formation of additional corporate entities in support of the business.

  • Prepare corporate documents, such as minutes, consents, resolutions, certificates, charters, and policies.

  • Collaborate with, advise, and support a broad range of departments and functions, including finance, accounting, tax, investor relations, and others as needed.

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school with strong academic credentials required.

  • At least 5 years of experience at a major law firm and/or in-house legal department focusing on a broad range of securities and corporate governance matters.

  • Direct experience personally drafting Securities Act and Securities Exchange Act filings, including periodic reports, proxy statements, Section 16 reports, and registration statements.

  • Prior in-house experience at a public company strongly preferred.

  • Experience interacting with and advising senior management and boards of directors.

  • Excellent management skills and business judgment with a capacity to make decisions and give advice, which demonstrates an understanding of overall business objectives and the risks/rewards of each situation.

  • Strong organizational skills, flexibility, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proactive personality, eager to learn new areas of the law, and committed to understanding the industry and the company's business.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a non-legal audience is required.

  • Knowledges, Skills, Abilities, Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, business judgment and positive attitude.

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment.

  • Ability to handle changing workload priorities and deadlines.

  • Highly organized with professional demeanor

  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and able to prioritize and provide exceptional service to both internal and external clients.

  • Additional Requirements (if any):

  • Must be willing to travel both domestically, as well as internationally, as required.
  • Expected Salary Range

    $128,590.00 to $180,000.00 per year.

    Additional Compensation

    Salary is one part of total compensation which includes bonuses, equity awards as applicable, and benefits. An employee is eligible to participate in Fisker's equity program, subject to the rules governing such programs.


    Fisker provides comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, vision, and disability insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Fisker covers most of the premiums for employees.

    The salary offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors including market location, job-related knowledge, education/training, certifications, key skills, experience, internal peer equity as well as business considerations. Fisker reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position within the salary range listed, taking into account the wide variety of factors listed above.

    EEOC Statement:

    Fisker Group Inc. (“Fisker”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at Fisker is governed by merit, qualifications, and professional competence. Fisker does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, national origin/ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information, pregnancy or related conditions, or any other basis protected by law.

    Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department



    Job details


    Counsel, Securities and Governance




    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 08, 2024

    Job type




    About the employer

    Fisker Inc. is an American automotive company founded by Henrik Fisker and his wife Geeta Gupta-Fisker. Launched in 2016 and based in Southern California, Fisker Inc. is the successor to Fisker Automotive, which produced the Fisker Karma. Fisker Inc. is developing the Fisker Ocean, an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) with an estimated range of 300–350 miles (480–560 km), with production expected to begin in late 2022. Until 2021, Fisker was working on the development of solid-state battery technologies that could enable as much as 500 mi (800 km) of range with a 1 minute charge.


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