Senior Counsel in Springdale, AR at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

Career Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Legal
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/3/2018

Career Description

SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for advising the Company on matters relating to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other strategic transactions. Specific responsibilities include negotiation, drafting, and review of agreements related thereto as well as due diligence of acquisition targets. This position will play a key role in working with the Company's treasury and law groups regarding acquisition financing. The position will have extensive interaction with management and will assist in the supervision and use of outside counsel.

REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
JD required.

Experience:
6+ years preferred. Must be licensed to practice law in at least one United States jurisdiction. Previous experience in counseling clients and drafting/reviewing acquisition and divestiture deal documents is required.

Computer Skills:
Basic computer skills

Communication Skills:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Special Skills:
Must be able to work as part of a collaborative team in a fast pace environment and be accustomed to handling multiple issues and clients

Supervisory:
Manage and assign tasks to outside counsel, and assist other corporate attorneys in assigning tasks to administrative assistants and paralegals

Travel:
4 or more domestic trips per year