Business Development Contracts and Government Affairs Attorney
Company: Intrepid Potash
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: April 18, 2019
Intrepid seeks an attorney to support our business development
efforts as the company continues to grow and diversify. This
attorney will primarily be responsible for drafting, reviewing, and
negotiating legal documents for complex acquisition and other
business development transactions. The ideal candidate will also
have experience managing government relations, in particular
relating to use of water rights and oil-and-gas development in New
Essential Job Functions
Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of legal documents for
complex acquisitions and other business transactions, including
purchase and sale agreements, letters of intent, term sheets,
confidentiality agreements, exchange agreements, area of mutual
interest agreements, partnership agreements, participation
agreements, joint operating agreements, land and water lease
agreements, and various other land-related agreements, such as
assignments, easements, and access agreements.
Participate in the deal process from start to finish to ensure that
Intrepid's best interests are represented.
Develop relationships with key stakeholders and provide advice and
counsel regarding appropriate legal actions, including actions
relating to water, land, regulatory, risk management, dispute
resolution, and contract management.
Provide legal support and advice to management regarding
transactional and operational risks associated with Intrepid's
Oversee legal due diligence relating to business development
Manage functions relating to government relations, particularly in
New Mexico, including overseeing outside lobbyists.
Manage outside legal counsel, as required, in the most
Remain current on constant changes within the legal and regulatory
environment and communicate regarding potential corporate
JD degree with a strong academic record.
Licensed to practice law in New Mexico or Colorado.
6+ years of experience at a law firm or in-house legal
Strong transactional background, including experience with water
rights and companies working in the oil and gas industry.
Government relations experience preferred, particularly in New
Ability to independently research and analyze issues and provide
clear guidance to internal stakeholders regarding potential legal
Ability to think strategically and to appreciate the business
impacts of different legal courses of action.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills; must be able
to interact with, and inspire confidence in, individuals at all
levels of the organization.
Must be able to travel as necessary to support business development
and other related meetings.
Position is located in Denver, Colorado; Albuquerque, New Mexico;
or Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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