Sr Attorney in Houston, TX

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

NextEra Energy   •  

Houston, TX 77002

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 65 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Specific Description

Our rapidly expanding Houston, Texas based oil & gas business is seeking a Sr. Attorney to join our dynamic in-house counsel team. The ideal candidate should possess extensive onshore domestic oil and gas acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, commercial energy finance transactions, and other energy-related transactions experience.

In this fast paced role you will be engaged in, but not limited to the following:

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide variety of legal documents for complex acquisitions and other business transactions, including PSA's, LOI's, term sheets, JOA's, CA's, partnership agreements, participation agreements & land agreements
  • Develop & foster relationships with key business unit stakeholder, provide advice and counsel regarding appropriate legal actions.
  • Participate in legal due diligence relating to business development activities.
  • Manage outside legal counsel, as required, in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Remain current on constant changes within the legal and regulatory environment and communicate regarding potential corporate impact.

Job Overview

Employees in this job participate in complex legal matters and projects and deliver timely and quality legal services to clients with minimal supervision.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Provides written and oral legal advice to clients

• Anticipates and guards against legal risks involving the organization

• Works to ensure budget compliance and avoids the need for outside counsel

• Ensures disclosure of potentially material legal issues to senior leadership

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Member in Good Standing of State Bar

• High School Grad / GED

• Juris Doctorate

• Bachelor's Degree

• Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• None

Valid Through: 2019-9-14