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Contract Law Attorney in Houston, TX

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 25, 2020

Posted on

Oct 18, 2020

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX, United States
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Senior Contracts Attorney
Responsibilities: Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of complex commercial agreements to meet business and legal needs, including master good and services agreements. Manage a large volume and variety of transactions, negotiating standard and complex commercial agreements and balancing legal and business risks. Draft provisions and negotiate a variety of transactional matters. Assist in the management of contract documentation flow, approvals, and reporting consistent with internal processes. Investigate, manage and propose resolutions to customer disputes and other conflicts. Conduct training of personnel on various legal and compliance topics. Provide legal and compliance support regarding Transactional, Employment, M&A, and Ethics & Compliance, as assigned Perform legal research on a variety of legal areas including commercial, employment, and international issues. Attend and participate, as appropriate, in meetings and presentations Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or required.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Active legal licensure in the United States. Strong GPA and academic record. 5-7 years of experience at a law firm or in-house department with a focus on commercial transactions. Experience with engineering, procurement and construction projects. Experience drafting and negotiation complex commercial agreements, particularly in an industrial/heavy industry context. Knowledge of legal issues in complex business transactions. Experience counseling on applicable laws (including various state-specific rules and regulations) and risk mitigation strategies. The ability to collaborate across functions and teams. Able to work as a team with attorneys and other colleagues, often in a remote setting. Demonstrates a courteous and professional demeanor. Superior written and oral communication skills. High ethical conduct and high integrity. An understanding of case law and regulatory analysis. A basic understanding of transactional law. Strong capacities legal research and legal writing. Well-developed organizational and fact-gathering skills. Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and online research. Able to multi-task and prioritize assignments to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment. Able and willing to work alternative schedules including weekend, and on-call hours as needed.

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