Counsel/Senior Counsel

ChevronSan ramon, CaliforniaFull TimeOn Site


Join our team of motivated legal professionals as we help Chevron drive the future of energy!

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Counsel/Senior Counsel located in San Ramon, CA or Houston, TX through November 9, 2021.

Overview: This position is in Downstream, Chemicals & Midstream Law, reporting to the Managing Counsel, Americas Fuels & Lubricants. The successful candidate will provide a range of guidance, including structuring, negotiating, drafting and ongoing management and business advice on complex and time-sensitive transactions with particular focus on support of Chevron’s renewable fuels business.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Executing strategic corporate transactions, including deal strategy, due diligence, drafting and negotiating transaction documents, leading negotiations and handling closings and integration matters for a spectrum of M&A and joint venture transactions.

  • Providing legal support for Chevron’s renewable fuels business, including go-to-market strategy, commercial contracts, and regulatory advice.

  • Establishing processes and playbooks for legal and governance support for Chevron’s renewable fuels joint ventures.

  • Mentoring and sharing of transactional knowledge with other attorneys.

  • Working with various subject matter experts to ensure that transactions are aligned with applicable best practices and company policy.

  • Working with outside counsel on significant transactions.

  • Providing ongoing legal advice to business clients as an integral member of commercial teams.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate from an accredited U.S. law school.

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience providing legal support on significant transactions.

  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in M&A and joint venture transactions, including forming and managing joint ventures; preferably in the renewable fuels space.

  • Significant experience providing direct-client counseling on complex transactions at different levels of experience and sophistication, including to executive leadership.

  • Proven expertise in risk calibration and ability to provide practical, solutions-oriented advice to enable proper risk mitigation.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively internally across organizations and externally with outside counsel, joint venture and government stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork.

  • Self-starter capable of adapting quickly to a fast-paced, matrixed business environment.

Relocation Options:

Relocation will not be considered.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please email us at emplymnt@chevron.com .

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