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Weatherford Seeking for Senior Corporate Counsel

Posted on: 8 Mar 2019 57 views
: Senior Corporate Counsel
: Weatherford
: JD
: 10
: 15


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit .

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.


Senior Corporate Counsel position will support Weatherford’s corporate legal team and assist in achieving strategic business objectives by providing high-quality legal support in all areas of corporate, finance, securities and financial reporting, internal restructurings, and as needed, merger and acquisitions.


Provide legal support to treasury departments (e.g., for credit facilities, debt offerings, equity offerings) and ongoing compliance matters

Draft minutes and board resolutions of all types

SEC reporting, including Section 16 reporting, 10-K and 10-Qs.

NYSE reporting and compliance

Provide assistance to the corporate secretary with corporate governance and public company board matters

Contract drafting and negotiation (e.g., letters of intent, confidentiality agreements, finance arrangements, professional service and joint venture agreements)

Coordinate with hemisphere and geozone legal counsel, worldwide paralegals, and assist various internal clients with business support

As needed, participate in the organization, support, documentation and closing of divestiture & acquisition transactions (at all stages) with appropriate transaction dependent levels of supervision


10-15+ years applicable experience

J.D., Law

Licensed to practice law in the state of Texas

Should be willing to maintain a flexible schedule to meet corporate needs 

Experience in general corporate, finance and securities work

Conscientious with strong work ethic

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong ability to prioritize workload

Able to remain calm and composed under pressure and in an environment of rapidly changing demands

Excellent counsel and business partner

Ability to fit in an environment which is collegial yet demanding of excellence and fast-paced. 


Oilfield experience (in-house or firm)  

Ability to interface with senior management

Ability to supervise outside counsel


Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including a paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

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