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Legal Counsel

Location: 

Brentwood, TN, US, 37027

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing.  The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.

 

The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.

 

The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

Position Summary: 

Delek is growing its legal team with the addition of a Legal Counsel. The successful Legal Counsel will be able to quickly prioritize legal issues, helping our businesses achieve their goals while minimizing risk. The Legal Counsel will negotiate and draft a wide range of contracts in support of the company’s refining, logistics and retail businesses and its shared corporate services. This position will anticipate business needs and legal developments and advise business management on the legal implications of their activity and transactions.

 

The ideal candidate should be a self-motivated, organized, responsive and energetic team player skilled at managing many different duties simultaneously.  Good research and writing skills, strong people skills and a positive attitude are important as this position interacts with employees across business units on a daily basis.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of the law to identify and resolve wide-ranging legal issues and deliver appropriate legal advice to management.
  • Draft and negotiate a variety of agreements including, but not limited to those involving the procurement of goods and services, construction, sponsorships and promotions, insurance and technology.
  • Liaise with client groups across the enterprise to ensure consistent application of process.
  • Assist with the creation of training materials to advance the organization’s acumen on contracting.
  • Provide timely and thorough completion of requests for contract review.
  • Work independently on legal topics as assigned based on experience and expertise.
  • Conduct in-depth legal research and analysis in anticipation of business needs.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of contract templates and the contracts knowledge base.
  • Assist senior attorneys on more complex matters, as needed.

 

EDUCATION:

  • Juris Doctorate with a valid license to practice law in Tennessee or ability to qualify and register as in-house corporate counsel

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience drafting and negotiating a wide range of contracts
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously with an attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal skills and superior grammatical and writing skills
  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Office Suite; Excel; Share Point)

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with technology agreements and data security and privacy provisions
  • Personal initiative toward professional development and growth within the company
  • Ability to be successful in a fluid, ever-changing environment with shifting priorities and demands

 

TRAVEL:    Occasional, 10% or less

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

BECOME PART OF THE ENERGY

It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

Welcome to Delek US Holdings

 

 

 

 

 

 


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