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Legal Counsel

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Weatherford International Inc Houston , TX 77020

Posted 4 months ago


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 and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

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.


Corporate Counsel position will support Weatherford's active corporate legal team and assist in achieving 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 on a wide range of legal matters for finance and accounting, investor relations, corporate communications, equity compensation and tax

Provide support related to credit facilities, for any debt or equity offerings, special projects and ongoing compliance matters

Draft minutes and board resolutions of all types

SEC periodic reporting, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-ks and proxy statements

Oversee Section 16 reporting and compliance with applicable laws and regulations and the Company's policies on insider trading, including 10b5-1 trading plans

NYSE reporting and compliance

Collaborate with conflict minerals team in preparation of annual conflict minerals report

Provide assistance to 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 regional legal counsel, world-wide 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


Minimum 5+ years applicable experience


Licensed to practice law in the state of Texas

Should be willing maintain flexible schedule to meet corporate needs

Experience in federal securities laws, public company and SEC reporting matters, and corporate governance

Conscientious with strong work ethic

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Independent project management skills

Strong ability to prioritize workload

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

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 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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Weatherford International Inc