Associate General Counsel

Global Partners LP Waltham , MA 02154

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Co-manage all aspects of general corporate and securities law matters of a publicly-traded distributor of petroleum and related products, including: (i) reviewing and commenting on periodic reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K, registration statements on Forms S-3 and S-4, and related press releases, (ii) prepare and circulate resolutions/consents and memoranda to the Board of Directors, (iii) manage FCPA and OFAC compliance program, and (iv) oversee general corporate governance and legal entity management

  • Support Treasury Department and responsible for day-to-day related legal work and projects, which from time to time may include amendments and restatements to the public company's credit agreement, senior notes offerings and exchange offers, public and private equity offerings, maintenance of an At-The-Market Offering Program, KYC documentation and anti-money laundering compliance

  • Assist in regulatory and compliance matters with respect to all aspects of the purchase, storage, distribution and sale of petroleum and related products

  • Assist with merger and acquisition transactions and related activities

  • Support Human Resources Department on day-to-day matters on an as needed basis

  • Provide prompt, efficient and effective legal services and advice to various other departments in connection with day-to-day business operations

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 6+ years law firm and/or in house legal experience in sophisticated transactional, finance and/or general corporate practice, with focus on public company securities, corporate governance and treasury/finance and/or mergers & acquisitions

  • Juris Doctorate from a U.S. accredited law school and license to practice law in Massachusetts (preferred) or another state of the United States

  • Experience negotiating and drafting commercial agreements

  • Team oriented

  • Ability to excel at working in a fast-paced, high pressure, professional environment

  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize and manage a variety of tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to work effectively with management team, business leads, in-house counsel, outside counsel and consultants

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Legal experience with:

(a) petroleum products trading and marketing;

(b) commercial real estate and/or asset-based lending;

(c) government and commercial bids;

(d) human resources matters

(e) information technology agreements; and/or

(f) litigation management

We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.


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