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ExxonMobil Transactional Attorney in Spring, Texas

Job Role Summary

Exxon Mobil Corporation (“ExxonMobil”) is conducting a search to fill an Attorney position on its legal team in Houston, Texas, to support its Product Solutions (Downstream and Chemicals) and Low Carbon Solutions (carbon capture and storage, hydrogen, low-emission fuels, and nature-based solutions) businesses. This position will be responsible for a wide variety of transactional, commercial, regulatory and operational matters relating to ExxonMobil’s business, including but not limited to the negotiation, drafting and implementation of agreements supporting a wide variety of transactions and operations (e.g., acquisition, joint venture, operating, and divestiture agreements) and goods and services contracts. The Attorney will work in close relationship with assigned clients, often on teams, with oversight from more experienced attorneys where required.

Primary Job Functions

  • Provide legal analysis, drafting and client counseling for ExxonMobil and its affiliates for projects and commercial operations as needed

  • Represent ExxonMobil in a wide variety of transactional matters, including negotiations with third parties such as governments, competitors, partners, and suppliers

  • Conduct and coordinate research into a variety of legal issues and provide legal analysis and counsel in order to maintain compliance with laws, regulations and internal policies, and anticipate and mitigate legal risks

  • Share knowledge and learnings with other attorneys in the ExxonMobil Law Department

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

  • Work with outside counsel on significant transactions, regulatory matters, and dispute resolution

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 one (1) year of relevant legal experience in a law firm, agency or a corporate legal department

  • 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 domestically and internationally in support of client transactions

Preferred Knowledge/Experience/Skills

  • Energy industry and/or project finance experience

  • Experience with carbon capture and storage, hydrogen, renewable energy, and other energy transition matters including ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance matters)

  • Experience with drafting and negotiating complex agreements, including M&A transactions, joint ventures, and other strategic transactions

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

  • Demonstrated record of leadership and initiative

  • Foreign language proficiency is a plus

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

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