Noble Energy, Inc. Sr Corporate Finance Attorney in Houston, Texas

This position assists the Legal Department and works in cooperation with Company management, providing general and specialized legal advice and services to Company personnel handling finance and treasury matters.

Detailed Description

  • Actively engage and provide legal guidance related to financial and treasury matters, including, but not limited to:

  • debt offerings

  • credit facility agreements, equity offerings

  • hedging documents, banking agreements and related public filings

  • risk management

  • Dodd-Frank, SEC, FERC and other compliance matters

  • business development

  • Proactively provide routine and non-routine legal research and analysis

  • Prepare, review and interpret routine and non-routine legal documents, including complex financial agreements and instruments

  • Analyze and manage counterparty and credit risks

  • Develop and embed best practices including form agreements and standing guidance to enhance efficiency

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Legal Department management

  • Manage external counsel per company and Legal policies

  • May provide leadership guidance to junior level attorneys

  • May provide leadership or represent the Company in industry or community affairs

  • Represent the Company before courts and agencies

Job Requirements

  • J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school and minimum 6+ years of relevant legal experience

  • Licensed to practice law in the state of residence and in good standing

  • Strong experience in finance matters required; experience in real estate and business development matters preferred

  • Experience interpreting and applying statutory and regulatory law to finance transactions and agreements

  • Comfort speaking up in meetings and with colleagues in different disciplines

  • Strong communication skills and ability to contribute positively a team environment

  • Ability to handle substantial work volume and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Self-starter with an accountable working style

  • Extensive domestic and international deal and financing management and closing experience preferred

  • 1933 Act and 1934 Act experience, including public and private debt and equity offerings and advising corporate clients on general securities laws preferred

  • Working Conditions: Office environment with limited domestic and international travel

  • Relevant Energy, Upstream, Midstream/MLP experience preferred

Additional Details

**Working Conditions

Normal office environment; international travel required


The requirements and specifications listed above are intended to describe the general function and level of the personnel assigned to this classification. It is not intended to limit any additional responsibilities, duties and/or skills that may be required of the incumbent.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Sr Corporate Finance Attorney

Location: Houston, TX, US

Organization Name: Noble Energy Inc