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Senior Legal Counsel M and A Strategic Transactions

Company: The Coca-Cola Company
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

This Senior Legal Counsel will advise on The Coca-Cola Company's global corporate development activities, including acquisitions and divestitures, equity investments, joint ventures, mergers and other strategic transactions. As part of a team reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel - Head of M&A/Strategic Transactions, the successful candidate will work with the Company's corporate development team to negotiate and structure international and domestic transactions, assist with deal integration and provide post-closing acquisition management. The Counsel will also manage a network of outside counsel, work collaboratively with other legal specialists across the Company, including the Senior Vice President and General Counsel and Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and coordinate with other Company functions including accounting, IT, operations, tax, and treasury. As a majority of the Counsel's work is expected to consist of matters outside the United States, the role may involve periodic international travel. The successful candidate may also negotiate and draft treasury and commercial contracts, including credit facilities, banking agreements, derivatives contracts, IT and other services contracts and procurement arrangements. ROLE LOCATION:Atlanta, US is the preferred location - however, others may be considered Related Activities/Key Responsibilities: Serve as lead attorney on assigned strategic transactions; Give concise, practical and prioritized advice to clients taking into account corporate goals and risk exposure; Organize deal team and processes across legal function, broader functions (accounting, tax, treasury, etc.) and outside advisors to ensure that key issues and risks are thoroughly evaluated, innovative approaches are developed and optimal solutions are implemented; Drive preparation of deal documentation, including acquisition, confidentiality, divestiture, investment, joint venture and shareholders' agreements; Provide leadership to and collaborate with inside and outside counsel by communicating objectives, providing strategic direction and providing ongoing information and support in order to meet expectations and achieve Company objectives; and Collaborate with legal counsel for bottlers, customers, suppliers, sponsorship properties and other counter-parties with respect to managing or otherwise responding to mutual legal obligations, opportunities and risks. Education: Juris Doctor Degree Experience: 7+ years of experience advising on strategic transactions, which may include asset and equity acquisitions and dispositions, fund investments, joint ventures, mergers, minority investments and shareholders' agreements. Our Purpose and Growth Culture: We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what's possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors - curious, empowered, inclusive and agile - and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. When we collect your personal information as part of a job application or offer of employment, we do so in accordance with industry standards and best practices and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

Keywords: The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta , Senior Legal Counsel M and A Strategic Transactions, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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