Sr. Legal Counsel

Claremont - California - United States - Energy - Oil & Gas - Project Management & Services - Academic Bachelor

We are looking for an experienced legal counsel to be a key member of the team based in “the city of trees and PhDs” - Claremont, California. Bring your oil and gas contracts expertise to this beautiful leafy suburb of Los Angeles.

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Kayla Justiss, Account manager

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About this role

As a key member of the legal team, reporting to the Vice President of Legal, the Legal Counsel will have primary responsibility for overseeing the legal activities. Your position will be based in Claremont, California. You will provide legal advice on a variety of matters and commercial risks related to the business. As Legal Counsel you will be directly involved in complex business transactions and in negotiating critical engineering, licensing, and EPC agreements. In this role you will be a business-minded attorney with a firm grasp on legal best practices in the engineering industry.


  • Manage the legal aspects of the business;
  • Draft and negotiate complex engineering, licensing, EPC, technology development, and cooperation agreements to support business transactions;
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the business and its strategies;
  • Foster strong working relationships with the business professionals, balancing legal risks with business necessities.

About you


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from a respected law school;
  • 7+ years of professional experience with a track record of success in drafting and negotiating contracts in the construction, engineering, or technology licensing industry;
  • Prior in-house experience at an EPC contractor or engineering company is a strong preference;
  • Broad-based legal training that includes commercial contracts, ethics and compliance;
  • Familiarity and experience with intellectual property and technology licensing issues is highly desirable.

Your Skills:

  • Strong negotiation skills with expertise and understanding of engineering and construction contracting a must;
  • Personal and professional integrity of the highest order;
  • Maturity and ability to make decisions in the face of ambiguity.

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What we offer

Why apply through Brunel? Finding the next step in your career can be a fulltime job in itself. We manage the process for you, from submitting your resume to coordinating interviews to extending offers and assisting with on-boarding. Let us get you going so you can get on with the job.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services. Join us today.

Our client is a global oil and gas leader, specialized in subsea, onshore, offshore, and surface technologies. They have over 37,000 employees in 48 countries on a mission to enhance the world’s energy industry. Become part of a truly global team, apply today.


  • Publication: PUB224847
  • Location: Claremont
  • Market: Energy
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
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Feel free to contact


Kayla Justiss

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Houston


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