Golder Associates Senior Mergers and Acquisitions Counsel in ATLANTA, Georgia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Senior Mergers and Acquisition Counsel to join our Mergers and Acquisitions team on a full-time basis based in Atlanta, GA or Palm Beach, FL office .

At Golder, we believe in agile careers, where our employees are given the support and latitude to adapt and grow in a global market. Our collegial environment of trust and respect engenders greater satisfaction at every level, personally and professionally. Our comprehensive presence allows for reliable and innovative services on a worldwide scale.

Golder needs partners like you.

We are seeking an experienced corporate attorney to join our mergers and acquisitions team as Senior Mergers and Acquisition Counsel as we implement our global strategy. S econdary responsibilities may include providing legal support to other key company operations and functions. In this pivotal role in our organization, you will have the opportunity to work with colleagues from around the globe in a dynamic and collegial work environment. You will report directly to our Chief Legal Officer and will have extensive engagement with other corporate executives, including the CEO.

Role Overview

Our Senior Mergers and Acquisition Counsel will possess the education, training and experience needed to lead the legal aspects of Golder’s strategic mergers, acquisitions and related transactions and will work collaboratively with Golder’s M&A team from pipeline and planning stages through and including deal negotiation and execution. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, conducting diligence investigations and preparing and negotiating confidentiality agreements, term sheets, expressions of interest, letters of intent, employment agreements and definitive transaction agreements. Tasks will also include managing outside legal advisors.

  • J.D. from an accredited law school

  • 10 years of substantive mergers and acquisitions experience including cross-border experience

  • Experience leading engineering/consulting (professional services) M&A transactions

  • Professional engineering/consulting/construction industry experience is a plus

  • Large firm and/or in-house legal department experience is a plus

  • Experience preparing, reviewing, negotiating and advising on all forms of M&A agreements and deal structures

  • Strong legal research and writing and complex problem-solving skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • A solutions-oriented, team-player

  • Experience working in a complex organization with multiple constituencies

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the capacity to be a trusted advisor

  • Self-motivated and capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills

An exciting journey at Golder awaits !

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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*Title: *Senior Mergers and Acquisitions Counsel**

*Location: *GA-ATLANTA**

*Requisition ID: *18001207**