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We are conducting an EXCLUSIVE search for our client, a Fortune 500 company, is seeking a top-credentialed mergers and acquisitions attorney for its Houston office.
This position offers an opportunity to handle a broad range of complex transactions and advise on domestic and international work, assume significant responsibility, and work closely with other teams in a collegial environment at a premier global corporation.
There is also a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off of work.
Lead and manage all aspects of complex transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, asset exchanges and joint ventures.
Draft, review, negotiate and interpret a broad range of contracts, including confidentiality agreements, bid letters, purchase and sale agreements, exchange agreements, joint venture agreements, joint development agreements and similar transactional documents.
Support international business development activities, including negotiating and advising on farmout agreements, production sharing agreements and joint operating agreements.
Advise on a range of commercial agreements, including supply agreements, sales contracts, licenses, consulting agreements and raw materials purchase transactions.
Identify and counsel management with respect to potential risks, claims and disputes arising from commercial contracts and transactions, and propose practical solutions.
Coordinate legal and functional experts in due diligence and negotiation efforts.
Interact with local and international cross-functional and corporate development teams.
Attend to general corporate and day-to-day legal issues.
At least six (6) years’ of transactional experience, including at least three (3) years at a top-tier law firm.
Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from a top tier law school; excellent academic credentials.
Stable work history.
Licensed to practice and in good standing with an applicable state bar.
Strong hands-on background in mergers & acquisitions, with experience leading transactions.
Experience with international transactions and managing local counsel in foreign jurisdictions in preferred.
Oil and gas industry experience not necessary, but a plus.
Some domestic and international travel required.
Fluency in Spanish or Arabic a plus.
Must be highly ethical, able to maintain confidentiality, and handle highly sensitive information.
Must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills in addition to interpersonal skills.
Must demonstrate judgment, tact, diplomacy and cooperation when dealing with people at all levels, internal and external of the business.
Must be practical, proactive, business-savvy and results-oriented.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate across functional groups and develop mutually collaborative relationships.
Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse group of individuals who sit in multiple locations.
Must have a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Additional Application Instructions:
All resumes must be submitted through Sharon Gerber Attorney Search, Inc.
Qualified candidates, please forward your resume ASAP in word.doc format to Sharon E. Gerber, Esq. by email to email@example.com Please reference: "SENIOR COUNSEL -M&A and STRATEGIC TRANSACTIONS” in the subject line of the submission. Please include cell contact number. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated volume of resumes, we are often unable to respond to each candidate. We will contact you IF your background is a fit prior to submitting your resume.
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