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Staff Counsel I - Mergers & Acquisitions at McKesson’s Corporate

Posted on: 14 May 2019 102 views
: Staff Counsel I
: McKesson’s Corporate
: JD
: 2

Unique opportunity to join McKesson’s Corporate, Governance and Transactions legal team as a junior attorney focusing primarily on mergers & acquisitions. You will be a critical member of a collegial team responsible for managing all legal aspects of the company’s active M&A program and will have the ability to advance as you develop critical skills and demonstrate readiness for increased responsibility.

The Staff Counsel I responsibilities will include the following:

  • Managing due diligence reviews of potential acquisition targets and coordinating with cross-functional teams within McKesson to identify and analyze legal and business risks
  • Appropriately escalating issues, and assisting senior attorneys in escalations
  • Preparing contract summaries and/or issues lists for senior attorneys and/or business partners
  • Drafting and negotiating ancillary transaction documents under the supervision of senior attorneys
  • Preparing legal presentations for the senior attorneys, and presenting to business leaders, as appropriate
  • Demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of McKesson’s operating model and growth strategy
  • Monitoring compliance with internal McKesson business and legal processes and policies

While you will focus on mergers & acquisitions, there likely will be opportunities to assist with securities and corporate governance matters, such as capital markets transactions, SEC filings, Board and Committee materials, and other special projects.




Minimum Requirements

  • 2+ years of legal experience in a corporate legal department or law firm
  • Experience with basic corporate law principles and contract drafting, familiarity with mergers and acquisitions a plus

Critical Skills

  • Enthusiastic interest in learning about mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity investments and similar corporate transactions
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects in an efficient and timely manner
  • Ability to work independently with direction and guidance from senior attorneys and collaboratively with others in a collegial, fast-paced team environment
  • Proactive problem-solving approach
  • Exceptional communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Curious, willing to ask questions and roll up your sleeves to quickly master complicated concepts through on the job learning
  • Proficient in Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, and OneNote)




  • Juris Doctor Degree with excellent academic credentials
  • Member of a state bar in good standing

Location: Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

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