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Corporate Counsel, Strategic Transactions & Circularity, Americas


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  79647
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Strategic Transactions & Circularity
Division:  Legal & Public Affairs


Basic Function

LyondellBasell's well-regarded Law Department is seeking a corporate transactions attorney to support merger, acquisition, divestiture, joint venture and other corporate transactional activities in the Americas. This is an opportunity to directly contribute to the Company’s growth and sustainability goals, work with a cross-functional team and gain experience and knowledge of our many businesses.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Report to the Lead Counsel, M&A and support merger, acquisition, divestiture, joint venture and other corporate transactional activities in the Americas, including strategic activity in furtherance of the Company’s sustainability and circularity goals.
  • Manage all legal aspects of transactions, including advising on legal risks, coordinating legal due diligence, collaborating with functions across the enterprise, managing outside counsel, and drafting and negotiating deal documentation.
  • Draft and review non-disclosure agreements, letters of intent, term sheets, purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements and other relevant agreements. 
  • Participate in the design and provision of training to internal teams, and in the development and implementation of new processes and procedures. 

Min. Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate Degree required.
  • Member of a state bar in good standing required.
  • 5+ years M&A and other relevant corporate transactional experience with a large law firm required.
  • Some travel required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Industry experience preferred.





Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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