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Sr Legal Counsel


Dallas, TX, US, 75001

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, asphalt, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing. We are hiring for the position of Sr. Legal Counsel located in our Brentwood, Tennessee corporate office.


This transactional attorney position will involve direct interaction with personnel at all levels of the organization, with a high degree of responsibility and autonomy. This position will work on a broad range of challenging and sophisticated legal matters, with a focus on refining industry-specific commercial agreements and regulatory compliance. A successful Legal Counsel should be able to anticipate the business needs and legal developments and advise management on the legal implications of their activity and transactions.  Other key attributes include the ability to quickly prioritize legal issues, while helping our businesses achieve their goals with minimal risk.


Come and #jointheenergy! We offer top of the line benefits along with health premium re-imbursements.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Review, draft and negotiate commercial agreements, including master services agreements, statements of work, non-disclosure agreements, and other supporting documents across the Company's business units, and other industry-specific agreements.
  • Participate in and contribute to a broad range of M&A and other strategic transactions, including due diligence and drafting, review and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements as well as related transactional documents.
  • Providing regulatory advice to client groups, with an emphasis on advising the business unit in developing overall regulatory compliance strategy.
  • Understand, participate in the negotiation and drafting of and contribute to the Company’s Collective Bargaining Agreements.
  • Evaluating the needs and goals of clients with respect to a variety of issues, identifying risks, balancing clients’ needs and goals against risk, and devising a business practical, creative solution for achieving clients’ goals while minimizing risk.
  • Interpreting contract terms and conditions, and advising client as to contract obligations, remedies and options.
  • Independently handle and keep track of a large and fluctuating number of matters/projects. Must have experience handling projects on a time sensitive basis.
  • Advising clients regarding the pre-litigation resolution of disputes, including interpreting applicable contract terms and conditions, assessing counterparty failures, developing a creative strategy for addressing disputes, and assisting clients in negotiating dispute resolution.
  • Efficiently and effectively consulting with and managing outside counsel on issues requiring outside expertise, while doing so in a cost-effective manner.
  • Overall, assist and support the Law Department in a very fast-paced but collegial corporate legal environment.


Required Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

  • J.D. from an ABA accredited school and licensed to practice law in one or more states of the United States.
  • Minimum of 8 years of attorney level work.
  • Experience in transactions and compliance and drafting/negotiating a wide range of agreements and documents preferred.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, drafting and communication skills.
  • The ability to confidently interact with colleagues and adversaries and to translate difficult legal principles into practical business solutions.
  • Quick learner with a high degree of common sense and resourcefulness.
  • The ability to work independently and prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks with an attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Highest levels of integrity, discretion and maturity.
  • Strong verbal skills and superior grammatical and writing skills.
  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Office Suite; Excel; Share Point).


Preferred Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Oil & gas/energy/natural resources experience is strongly preferred.
  • Understanding of dynamics of managing outside counsel.
  • 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. 


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. 

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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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