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Legal Analyst

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Hiring Organization Chevron Houston
Post Name Legal Analyst
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77027


This Legal Analyst position is based in Houston, TX, and is part of the Downstream, Chemicals, and Midstream Law Function. The successful candidate will primarily provide commercial, business, and transactional legal support for the Pipeline and Power business units operating in the U.S.

The successful candidate must be able to perform delegated paralegal tasks under the guidance and direction of attorneys, including:

  • Prepare and negotiate a variety of agreements including, but not limited to the following: Non-Disclosure Agreements, Products and Services Agreements, Asset Sales Agreements, Connection Agreements, Site Access Agreements, Statements of Work, and Contract Amendments all based on consultation with business partners and review by attorneys 
  • Prepare, review, and revise Powers of Attorney
  • Provide support to the Pipeline and Power Compliance Committee, including but not limited to planning and facilitating quarterly Compliance Committee meetings
  • Review presentations prepared by business partners for external use
  • Engage and provide recommendations (risk analysis) to business partners and attorneys on counterparty’s changes to legal terms in agreements
  • Work closely with subject matter experts in tax, finance, intellectual property, information risk management, compliance, and insurance to integrate such guidance into commercial negotiations and agreements
  • Analyze and summarize documents for review by business partners and attorneys
  • Perform legal due diligence and legal research
  • Multi-task and prioritize work assignments to consistently provide high-quality work products in a fast-paced work environment
  • Work closely with business partners and attorneys to resolve a variety of day-to-day issues and support a broad range of commercial transactions and/or large projects
  • Recommend process improvements and simplification of tasks
  • Communicate clearly, simply, and directly

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of five years experience as a paralegal negotiating and drafting agreements
  • Ability to effectively analyze and communicate legal issues across broad functional and organizational lines (e.g. supply chain, business partners, and attorneys)
  • Ability to maintain high-quality performance with varied deadlines and competing priorities in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong organizational, analytical, proofreading, editing, and research skills
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter who is adept at working in a team environment and partnering with management, business partners, in-house counsel, outside counsel, and staff
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program or a law degree from an ABA-accredited school.

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be not 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, or 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. Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

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