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Lead Corporate M&A Counsel

Jobot Houston, TX Full-Time
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Corporate M&A Counsel

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Eli Mandelbaum
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Salary: $125,000 - $200,000

A bit about us:

Our clients believe surround yourself with good people and you cannot help but be successful. They built a company with a character to match their record of success.

How? By building a team of professionals with varied backgrounds but a shared sense of purpose.

Why join us?

Medical, dental and vision insurance
Flexible spending accounts (health and dependent care)
Basic and supplemental life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
Wellness program with an on-site gym or gym reimbursement (where applicable)
Business travel accident insurance
Short and long-term disability insurance
Long-term care insurance
Defined contribution plan (401K and profit sharing)
Annual bonus plan
Employee assistance program
Paid time off (vacation, holiday, sick, short-term disability, personal, bereavement)
Compressed work schedule

Job Details

Act as lead counsel on mergers and acquisitions, project development, and financing transactions.
Handle significant legal matters to facilitate business growth, ensure compliance, and minimize risk exposure.
Provide strategic legal advice to the executive Business Development team.
Negotiate and draft agreements and other documents on behalf of the company.
Prepare, review, and interpret routine and non-routine legal documents, including complex transaction agreements.
Develop and embed best practices, including form agreements and guidance to enhance efficiency.
Work closely with others in the Legal department and senior executives.
Work closely with other departments within the company including Business Development, Accounting, Finance, Tax, and Operations.
Anticipate and respond to legal issues that could impact the company.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Legal Department management.
Manage external counsel per company and Legal policies.
May provide leadership guidance to junior level attorneys.
May provide leadership or represent the Company in the industry, professional, and community affairs.

Job Requirements:
J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school and minimum 10+ years of corporate transactional experience in all aspects of due diligence, risk assessment, drafting and negotiating transaction documents for acquisitions and divestitures.
Developed a sense of judgment, risk management skills and ability to balance business needs, regulatory obligations, and reputational risks in an objective, practical way; demonstrated ability to both grasp the"big picture” and attend to details.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced business environment and drive complex projects to completion.
Highly effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate and relate at all levels of the organization.
Upstream E&P, Midstream/MLP experience preferred.
Extensive M&A transaction experience (asset deals, equity acquisition, etc.)
Experience in-house or at a top-tier law firm is preferred.
Self-starter with an accountable working style.

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