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 www.weatherford.com 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.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
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
POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS
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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