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Noble Energy, Inc. Counsel, Corporate M&A in Houston, Texas

  • 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 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 industry, professional and community affairs.

Job Requirements

  • J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school and minimum 8+ years of corporate transactional experience in all aspects of due diligence, risk assessment, drafting and negotiating transaction documents for acquisitions and divestitures.

  • Developed 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 pictureā€¯ 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 communications skills; ability to communicate and relate at all levels of the organization.

  • Upstream E&P, Midstream/MLP experience preferred.

  • Experience in-house or at a top-tier law firm is preferred.

  • Self-starter with an accountable working style.

Noble Energy does not sponsor employment-based visa petitions for this role.

Noble Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled

No relocation assistance provided