Securities Law Attorney

ExxonMobil Pipeline   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Engineering Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 393 days ago

Job Role Responsibilities

  • Provide legal review and analysis of SEC filings, including 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K reports as well as Proxy Statement filings including shareholder proposals; experience with reporting requirements for proved oil and gas reserves a plus
  • Advise and support the Corporation’s compliance with applicable securities laws including Regulation FD, Regulation G, and other regulations applicable to the Corporation as well as applicable stock exchange requirements
  • Advise and assist the Corporation on corporate governance issues including assisting management in interactions with proxy advisory firms and investors
  • Advise and assist the Corporation on capital market and financing transactions including SEC-registered debt offerings, commercial paper programs, and bank lines of credit
  • Advise and assist the Corporation in structuring and negotiating merger and acquisition transactions, including public company acquisitions requiring SEC registration on Form S-4 as well as compliance with international regulatory regimes
  • Advise and assist the Corporation on new SEC rulemakings, including helping develop comment letters, interfacing with trade associations, and helping the Corporation develop programs to ensure compliance with new regulations
  • Coordinate with and oversee outside counsel, where counsel is retained

Job Requirements

  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Strong college and law school record (top 1/3 of class preferred)
  • Licensed to practice law in at least one state
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including skills in making presentations to senior management
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant work experience in a law firm, corporation or agency dealing with securities regulations applicable to public companies
  • High ethical standards and integrity
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to exercise sound business judgment
  • Ability and desire to work independently and as a member of an integrated team
  • Able and willing to travel in support of client work efforts

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Working knowledge of international corporate law, financial and governance matters
  • Experience with the full range of securities regulations applicable to public companies
  • Experience with corporate governance best practices for major public companies
  • Experience drafting complex disclosure documents as well as complex agreements such as merger and acquisition agreements
  • Demonstrated record of leadership and initiative
  • Industry experience (energy especially oil and gas)
  • Record of Pro Bono Service