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Transactional Attorney

Company name
Exxon Mobil Corporation.

Houston, TX

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Exxon Mobil Corporation is conducting a search to fill a transactional attorney position. Depending on final placement, the attorney will provide legal support for clients in our Upstream, Downstream, Chemical and/or general Legal Service organizations. Typically, this position includes the negotiation, drafting and implementation of agreements supporting a wide variety of transactions and operations in our industry (e.g., acquisition, joint venture, operating, and divestiture agreements) and goods and services contracts (such as EPC, drilling, catalysts and chemicals and various equipment and materials purchase contracts). The attorney will work in close relationship with assigned clients, often on teams organized by those clients, with oversight from more experienced attorneys where required.

Location: Spring, TX

Job Role Responsibilities

Provide legal analysis, drafting and counsel for Exxon Mobil Corporation and its affiliates for projects and operations as needed throughout the world

Represent the Corporation and its affiliates in dealings, including negotiations, with third parties such as governments, competitors, partners, suppliers and engineering, construction and drilling companies and equipment manufacturers

Conduct and coordinate research into a variety of legal issues, provide legal analysis and counsel in order to maintain compliance with laws, regulations and internal policies and to anticipate and mitigate legal risks and exposures for the Corporation and its affiliates

Assist in the preparation and presentation of materials in various settings, such as training sessions for clients on contracting, compliance and other legal issues

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 (Texas bar membership strongly preferred)

Strong research and writing skills

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Minimum of six (6) years of relevant work experience in a law firm, corporation or agency, including experience in handling legal issues in transactions and commercial negotiations

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 internationally in support of client transactions

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Experience with drafting and negotiating complex agreements

Experience with legal compliance issues (e.g., antitrust and anti-corruption)

Demonstrated record of leadership and initiative

Industry (Upstream, Downstream or Chemical) and/or project finance experience

Foreign language proficiency highly desirable

Record of Pro Bono experience

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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Exxon Mobil Corporation.
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Company Profile
ExxonMobil is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company. We hold an industry-leading inventory of global oil and gas resources. We are the world’s largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and our chemical company ranks among the world’s largest. We apply science and innovation to find better, safer and cleaner ways to deliver the energy the world needs.

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