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Corporate Counsel

Company name

H&R Block Services, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 16,2018

Posted on

Jul 20,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Kansas City, MO
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide legal advice regarding complex issues in connection with the Company’s operations, coordinating efforts with clients and attorneys, on a broad range of topics as further described below. Lead the internal legal support of the Company’s Acquisitions and Development program by advising the internal operations team on legal and business issues that arise during transactions, negotiating transaction agreements with counterparties and their legal counsel, recommending revisions to transaction documents based on Company needs, assisting with transaction due diligence efforts, and participating in post-closing implementation activities. Working closely with the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer, and other Company executives, provide legal support to senior officers and the board of directors on mergers and acquisition transactions, strategic initiatives and other corporate transactions. Help enable the success of the Company’s finance department by providing legal advice on a wide variety of treasury, corporate tax, accounting, and audit-related activities. Serve as a department subject matter expert on matters related to domestic and international governance structure, certain financing activities, and a variety of strategic initiatives that arise from time to time. Monitor and advise management throughout the Company on applicable laws, rules and regulations related to a wide range of legal and governance matters affecting public corporations, including state corporation law, SEC and NYSE issues and regulations, and other similar issues. Manage outside counsel regarding tactical work. Some domestic or international travel may be required. Other duties as assigned. JD degree plus license to practice law in one or more states. A current member of the Missouri Bar or an ability to become a member of the Missouri Bar within six months. Must have 5+ years of corporate legal experience at a large law firm or corporate legal department. Should have experience dealing with clients and external constituencies. Should preferably have significant experience providing legal advice on complex matters related legal and organizational enterprise structure, involving both domestic and international subsidiaries. Significant experience working on complex mergers, divestitures, acquisitions and other corporate transactions involving sophisticated counterparties and external service providers is a plus.

Additional info

Ref: 296731BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
H&R Block Services, Inc.
4400 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111

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