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Associate General Counsel

Company: Noble Corporation
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Provide counsel and guidance on legal implications of all business matters to members of executive management, other Noble personnel and the Board of Directors. Manage and organize corporate activities to protect the company's legal interests and to facilitate the achievement of company goals and objectives. Participate in the development of Noble policies, procedures, programs and business strategies and ensure each is applied in full recognition of all legal implications and risks. Other duties as assigned by the SVP and General Counsel.QUALIFICATIONS* Bachelor's degree and Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school.* License to practice law in Texas; member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas.* Minimum 8 years professional legal experience, with at least 8 years of practice in matters involving Securities and Exchange Commission public company reporting and corporate and business law; background experience in energy services and/or energy industry segments.* Experience in professional legal organizations and/or trade associations.* Demonstrated ability to judge character, distinguish relevant facts, assimilate and analyze facts, and apply legal conclusions.* Demonstrated strong management skills and ability to plan and organize.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS* Provide counsel and guidance on legal implications of all matters to members of executive management, other company personnel and the Board of Directors.* Participate in the development of Noble policies, procedures, programs and business strategies and ensure each is applied in full recognition of all legal implications and risks.* Reconcile and recommend Noble's legal position in substantial legal matters. Prepare, negotiate, review, evaluate and/or comment on contracts and obligations of the company, and advise appropriate personnel of the degree of legal risk associated with such contracts and obligations prior to becoming a party or otherwise becoming legally bound.* Provide counsel and guidance on a broad range of corporate governance matters, including, but not limited to, Board committee charters, New York Stock Exchange rule compliance and advice, handling of SEC rule 14a-8 member proposals and coordination with local counsel on jurisdiction of formation questions and advice.* Participate in the achievement of company goals and objectives by advising members of executive management and other company personnel on legal alternatives for business decisions and by providing sound and timely legal services to meet the needs of corporate and operating management.* Provide legal consulting in policy development and training.* Prepare or assist in the preparation of Securities and Exchange Commission periodic report filings, registration statements and other securities offering documents and other public filings on behalf of the Company. Participate on the company's disclosure committee.* Provide legal advice in connection with clearing all insider trades of securities.* Provide legal advice in connection with insider reporting and trading of securities (Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934) and with interpreting all issues arising under the company's insider trading policy.* Review and coordinate use of outside law firm attorneys by the company.* Monitor the company's database of pending and threatened litigation; monitor and manage expenditures and settlement amounts vis----vis established loss reserves.* Manage assigned or delegated special projects and tasks to completion in an efficient, economical manner in order to contribute to the achievement of company goals and objectives.* Advise members of executive management and the Board of Directors of the impact of proposed local, state and federal laws and regulations and judicial and administrative decisions on any existing and proposed activities of the company.* Review corporate practices including but not limited to operations, marketing, bidding, etc. to ensure conformance to standards set forth in the applicable laws.* Perform duties as assigned by the SVP and General Counsel.

Keywords: Noble Corporation, Sugar Land , Associate General Counsel, Legal , Sugar Land, Texas

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