Senior Corporate Counsel (Remote)

Date:  Jun 2, 2023

Remote, Remote, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

As a leading mountain resort operator with over 40 resorts in sixteen states and four countries. We exist to create an Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide and Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We are looking for leaders, innovators, creators, and ambitious professionals to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!


Many of our Corporate function teams can now live and work in any of the states in which Vail Resorts currently operates* – enabling flexible remote work alongside a commitment to building and maintaining strong culture both in person and virtually. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you. Find your purpose with us at


Job Summary:

Vail Resorts is seeking a Corporate Counsel to join our legal team. The Corporate Counsel will provide legal support for the Company’s corporate governance, securities compliance, and strategic development. The successful candidate will demonstrate sound judgment in complex situations, excellent attention to detail, the ability to communicate confidently and clearly with business clients, and will thrive in a fast-paced environment.


Job Specifications:

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Other Specifics: Remote
  • The expected range is $145,000 - $165,000 + annual bonus + equity.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

Job Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel, the Corporate Counsel will work directly with the DGC and the General Counsel in support of the following responsibilities:

  • Contribute broadly to the success of the businesses, serving as a trusted advisor to business leaders;
  • Prepare and review SEC filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, and Section 16 filings. Ensure compliance with SEC regulations and NYSE rules;
  • Oversee preparation of Board and Committee agendas and materials;
  • Advise Finance and Accounting teams regarding credit facilities and corporate finance transactions;
  • Oversee entity management and subsidiary maintenance in the United States, Canada, and Australia;
  • Administer the Company’s Insider Trading policy and trading windows;
  • Support Regulation FD compliance, stockholder engagement, and the Annual Stockholders Meeting;
  • Support the Company’s strategic development transactions, including acquisitions, asset purchases, and other potential partnership opportunities.
  • Plan, develop, and manage processes and tools for the intake, tracking, and reporting of active matters. Plan and manage legal budget, ensuring high quality legal services are delivered in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and JD required.
  • Active state bar license. If out of state license, successful applicant will be required to apply for Colorado single-client bar license (or full Colorado bar license).
  • Minimum 4 years’ legal experience, with a focus in corporate governance and securities law. Experience with public company SEC reporting obligations and filings.
  • Experience supporting mergers and acquisitions preferred, including legal due diligence and drafting and negotiation of asset purchase, stock purchase, merger, and ancillary M&A agreements.
  • Agile and flexible thinker, with strong legal and financial acumen.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing exceptional service to business clients in a resourceful and responsive manner.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively and concisely convey information at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to be proactive, a team player and take responsibility for managing a variety of legal matters.
  • Exceptional judgment and analytical abilities.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under high pressure conditions and to successfully handle urgent situations with patience and diplomacy.
  • A commitment to personal leadership growth and development.


The expected range is $145,000 - $165,000 + annual bonus + equity.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  At Vail Resorts, our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.  

*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work at any time in its sole discretion.   


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 494521