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Counsel/Senior Counsel

Posted Feb 01
Full Time
Houston, Texas

Total Number of Openings


Job Description

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position Counsel/Senior Counsel through February 14th at 11:59 p.m.

This is a Senior Counsel or Counsel position based in Houston, Texas on the Chevron Litigation Team, managing disputes, issues and investigations for our Oil, Products & Gas and Corporate businesses. Our team members all have expertise in litigation, arbitration and investigations and manage a wide variety of matters of every description. The position reports to Chevron U.S.A. Supervising Counsel in Houston, Texas.

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

  • Achieving results consistent with the Chevron Way, promoting diversity and inclusion, and maintaining the highest professional standards.
  • Managing a wide variety of U.S. and potentially international complex litigation, arbitrations and investigations.
  • Working with company businesspeople and outside counsel to develop and direct strategy consistent with business objectives and company litigation principles.
  • Contributing to the camaraderie and effectiveness of the litigation team and broader law organization.
  • Managing discovery and maximizing effective use of available in-house resources and technology.
  • Giving timely, fit-for-purpose oral and written advice and reports to business clients and law management.
  • Facilitating innovative resolutions to disputes, using ADR when appropriate.
  • Directing and participating in incident responses and investigations.
  • Identifying, partnering with and managing outside counsel.

Required Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor and Membership in Texas State Bar, or compliance with requirements for in-house practitioners.
  • Six or more years’ experience in litigation, with primary responsibility for significant claims and cases.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and evaluate complex disputes and issues.
  • Premier written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Highly motivated self-starter capable of partnering with clients, other in-house counsel, outside counsel and professional staff.
  • Ability to effectively manage a high volume of complex and diverse matters.
  • Exceptional knowledge of law pertaining to electronic-discovery issues.

Preferred Qualifications

  • First- or second-chair trial experience.
  • Extensive experience in complex commercial litigation, employment litigation, class actions, and environmental or toxic tort or products-liability litigation.
  • Experience with incident investigations.

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

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

  • The compensation and reference to benefits for this role is listed on this posting in compliance with applicable law. Please note that the compensation and benefits listed below are only applicable for U.S. payroll offers.
  • The anticipated salary range for this position is $152,800- $302,200 . The selected candidate’s compensation will be determined based on their skills, experience, and qualifications.
  • Chevron offers competitive compensation and benefits programs which includes, but is not limited to, variable pay, health care coverage, retirement plan, protection coverage, time off and leave programs, training and development opportunities and a range of allowances connected to specific work situations. Details are available at

Regulatory Disclosure For US Positions

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, reproductive health decision-making, military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

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