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Senior Corporate Legal Counsel - Generalist (Transactional Focus)

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Sep 21,2017

Posted on

Aug 26,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Senior Corporate Legal Counsel - Generalist (Transactional Focus) RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrate proficiency in the legal practice, sound judgment and the provision of reasoned legal opinions, with minimal supervision. Manage legal staff, as assigned, and supervise provision of legal services. Keep Associate General Counsel, Vice President of Musket and other management apprised of current legal matters, initiatives and concerns of import being handled or managed, as well as any staffing issues. . Draft, review, revise and negotiate varied legal documents in numerous areas of contract and commercial law and corporate transactions, including but not limited to service, storage and transportation agreements, confidentiality agreements, commercial leases, and complex acquisition contracts, while working with business unit leaders and other interested parties. Review and analyze company responses to requests for proposals, bids, and offers, and provide guidance to business clients regarding related to such transactions and opportunities. Provide legal advice and counsel to executives, directors of departments, and other business clients, using discretion and exercising independent judgment in numerous areas of contract and commercial law, general corporate transactions, and adversarial matters. Research and analyze various legal issues presented by clients and/or pertinent to business operations or matters and present results through preparation of legal memoranda and/or interaction with clients. Serve as liaison between Musket’s legal department and certain business clients and representing the department on assigned task forces and committees. Anticipate and identify potential legal issues and develop and recommend company policies and positions on same. Pursue continuing education on industry, evolving business operations, and company business strategies. Assist in managing provision of legal services by outside counsel and other legal service providers as related to business units and/or matters. Ensure accurate billing by outside counsel on a project specific basis. Timely and accurately enter and update status of projects in matter management system and contracts in enterprise contract system. Maintain accurate time log in matter management system for work performed on behalf of Musket Corporation and its affiliates, as required. Various other tasks as assigned. Be able to work independently and with little supervision.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: HS Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree and JD Degree from an accredited law school. Licensed to practice law in Oklahoma or Texas, with a preference for licensure in Texas (or a willingness to pursue Texas license, as required). 5+ years of experience in a law firm and/or as corporate counsel, with experience in transactional business, strong contract review and drafting skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office and in on-line legal research, with ability to learn new software applications and programs, ability to type efficiently and prepare own documents and correspondence without reliance on dictation, and strong drafting, negotiation and oral communication.

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Req ID: 96141

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