KBR Sr. Counsel in Houston, Texas

Title: Sr. Counsel

Location: US-US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 1053714


When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.

Position Title:

Senior Counsel

Position Description/Job Responsibilities

Functional job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Mergers & Acquisitions

Negotiating NDAs, diligence processes, general familiarity with the full spectrum of other M&A activities, and

Assist in legal due diligence (reviewing liabilities of target company, reviewing contracts of target company, etc.)

Draft and/or review purchase agreements, non-compete agreement, employee agreements, etc.

advise on how to structure the company post acquisition/merger (divestitures, spin-offs, subsidiaries, etc.)

Advise on how best to structure financing

may work with other attorneys to seek regulatory approval for the deal, if necessary (e.g., Anti-trust issues)

Advise on the legal ramifications of the merger, sale, and changing corporate structures, benefits plans, layoffs, etc. (but probably interfacing with other attorneys who specialize in these areas) -- Tax, ERISA, Executive Compensation, Labor, Environmental, Government Contracts, Real Estate, Securities, etc.

Corporate Secretary office functions

Drafting and reviewing resolutions and board materials;

International registrations – not required but desirable to have some experience working on international registrations of foreign subsidiaries or branches.

Public company – SEC reporting

Drafting and reviewing the associated documents for quarterly/annual reporting of earnings including earnings releases, scripts and earnings release presentation slides;

Corporate Governance/Securities Advice – Experience in advising on complying with SEC and NYSE public company requirements



JD required and TX licensed


years of experience

Strong communicator with employees of all levels

Ability to establish and maintain credibility and trust throughout organization

Ability to quickly assimilate information relating to complex issues

Personal and professional maturity

Organizational knowledge

Working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations

Discreet, able to protect confidential information and high degree of integrity



KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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