In this role, you will work in a fast-paced environment. You will report to an attorney responsible for M&A matters in North America. This position also requires support for North American corporate governance topics and North American subsidiary matters.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Attorney responsible for M&A transactions (including acquisitions, divestitures/carve-outs, joint ventures, and minority investments);
Perform Due Diligence, draft and negotiate required transaction documents, including NDA's;
Draft and coordinate internal approvals;
Attend subsidiary board meetings as Corporate Secretary;
Help formulate corporate governance strategies and perform relevant research activities;
Domestic and some international travel may be required (up to 15%).
J.D. from a U.S.-accredited law school (with a current license to practice law in the U.S.);
2+ years' experience at a law firm , with a focus on corporate and M&A transactions
2+ years' in an in-house legal department of a multinational corporation;
Works well under time pressure;
Maintains a flexible attitude in working across multiple time zones;
Works with professionalism, respect, and integrity at all times;
Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects/tasks simultaneously;
Enthusiastic about the company, role, and subject matter;
Ability to understand business needs/concerns and render practical legal advice.
Ability to support, manage, and execute all aspects of M&A transactions, from the planning stages to diligence, to post-merger integration;
Ability to draft M&A transaction documents;
Comprehensive understanding of M&A structures, agreements, and business and legal issues in both domestic and cross-border M&A transactions;
Ability to advise and counsel a cross-functional, global team on all U.S. aspects of M&A transactions;
Ability and desire to work independently with minimal supervision; and
Experience with, or interest in, corporate governance matters.
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