Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World
Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"For more than 30 years at 3M, I've seen firsthand how it's a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we're making around the world" - Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman, 3M
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
The Impact You'll Make in this Role
As Sr. Counsel, Mergers & Acquisitions, you will be a core member of 3M's M&A legal team supporting all of 3M's global acquisition, divestiture, and venture capital activities. You will independently lead and manage the legal aspects of complex corporate transactions, including global M&A, venture capital, strategic partnerships, and joint ventures. You will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world.
As a M & A Attorney you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:
Lead and coordinate the structuring, negotiation, and execution of complex corporate transactions, including global mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, strategic partnerships, and joint ventures.
Partner with 3M's cross-functional M&A Center of Excellence on all aspects of M&A and venture capital transactions, including due diligence, negotiations, and integration and divestiture planning.
Oversee all aspects of legal due diligence including coordination of all business and functional experts; analyze and assess due diligence findings.
Draft, review, and negotiate all relevant transaction documentation, including CDAs, purchase agreements, merger agreements, disclosure schedules, and other ancillary documents.
Partner with business and functional experts in developing, implementing, and monitoring integration/divestiture plans.
Provide practical, solution-oriented legal and strategic counsel to executives and colleagues on strategy, risk assessment, negotiations, and transaction execution.
Identify, evaluate, and address complex and strategic issues of legal and commercial risk.
Select and manage outside counsel from the 3M Preferred Counsel Network.
Drive continuous improvement on all aspects of 3M's legal, M&A, and venture capital processes
Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
Juris Doctor degree (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited law school
Member of a United States bar in good standing.
Five (5) or more years of corporate transactional legal experience (e.g., mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, or similar) in a corporate in-house, law firm, government, or military environment.
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Common sense, honesty, unwavering integrity, exceptional judgment, and a collegial work style.
Eight (8) years of related work experience including significant direct global/international M&A experience, preferably at a Fortune 500 company or AM Law 100, Magic Circle, or similar firm.
Expertise structuring, negotiating, and executing global M&A transactions, including prioritization, managing due diligence, drafting transaction documents, strategically leading negotiations, handling closings and integration matters.
Experience structuring, negotiating, and executing venture capital deals, minority investments, strategic partnerships, or joint ventures.
Exceptional executive communication, advocacy, and writing skills, including the ability to convey clearly the most complex legal and transactional concepts/issues to all levels of the organization.
Experience advising clients in a complex, diversified, global organization.
Experience prioritizing and managing multiple projects efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced business environment and drive complex projects to completion.
Travel: May include up to20% domestic
Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
In this role, you may be required to enter healthcare or other third-party facilities. Those facilities may, in turn, require you to possess certain licenses, vaccinations, and/or other credentials or qualifications (collectively "prerequisites to entry") for regulatory, safety, or other business reasons. Where applicable, 3M will help facilitate any necessary actions on your part to fulfill such prerequisites to entry, which may include, without limitation, background or medical screens, vaccinations, or verifications, and will cover any expenses related to the same. All information will be kept in accordance with applicable law and 3M policies. In order to respond to the prerequisites to entry, 3M may share your information with the providers of medical screens, vaccinations, or verifications as well as the healthcare or other third-party facilities requiring the prerequisites to entry.
Supporting Your Well-being
3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.
Resources for You
For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.
Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M. Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties. Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M's business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work. Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/ 3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
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