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Legal Specialist 3
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McKesson Corp | Dallas, TX
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Job Description

Current Need

Seeking a full-time legal specialist with a broad range of experience and/or well-demonstrated interest in corporate law and M&A transactions to join McKesson's Subsidiary Governance Team, which is part of the General Counsel Organization's dynamic and highly-skilled Corporate Governance and Transactions Group. Recent graduates of ABA-approved law schools preferred, but high performing corporate paralegals with required experience at a major law firm or publicly-traded multi-national enterprise will be considered.

Position Description

* Perform all tasks required for accurate, timely and effective legal entity management
* Draft board and stockholder resolutions, meeting minutes, officer certificates, bylaws, operating agreements, partnership agreements, joint venture agreements, formation documents and other corporate governance documents in compliance with applicable law
* Prepare and execute various state filings (e.g., certificates of incorporation, formation, foreign qualification, merger, conversion, dissolution and withdrawal and name changes)
* Coordinate/assist with international subsidiary board meetings, preparing board packs and interacting with senior business leaders on related matters
* Maintain accurate corporate books and records using McKesson's global entity management system (GEMS™-), BoardVantage and Microsoft Office 365 resources
* Assist with vendor billing and management
* Generate subsidiary charts, affiliate lists and other reports for internal and third parties
* Support timely execution of subsidiary audit program and legal entity rationalization efforts
* Promote the reputation and integrity of McKesson's General Counsel Organization
* Other responsibilities and tasks to be assigned, as needed.

Minimum Requirements

Recent J.D. graduate of ABA-approved law school with well-demonstrated interest in corporate law and M&A as a junior to mid-level law firm associate or intern and/or through successful completion of relevant coursework. Corporate paralegals must own at least 4 years of experience at a major law firm and/or a publicly-traded multi-national enterprise supporting a robust corporate practice and/or M&A transactions, a bachelor's degree from an accredited university and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program. The successful candidate must own a strong, pro-active work ethic, un-tempered intellectual curiosity and the ability to work effectively independently and with a team.

Critical Skills

* Working knowledge of basic corporate law and corporate governance principles (e.g., under Delaware law)
* Cost-effective legal research skills using print, Westlaw/LexisNexis® and other sources efficiently
* Effective project management skills involving domestic and international subsidiaries, stakeholders and local counsel and advisors located in various time zones
* Sound professional judgment, logic and reasoning
* Keen attention to detail and penchant for accuracy, timeliness and organization
* Superior problem-solving skills, proactive and hard working
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Proficient in Microsoft Office 365® (including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneDrive), GEMS™-, Westlaw/LexisNexis® research tools and/or similar software programs
* Highly responsive to internal and external stakeholders
* Efficient prioritization and management of multiple competing priorities


J.D. earned from a top ranked ABA-approved law school with academic or other exposure to corporate law and/or M&A. Paralegal candidates must have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited university and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program.


General office demands

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Disability_Accommodation@McKesson.com. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through internal career site.Join us at McKesson!

About McKesson Corp

McKesson Corporation (McKesson) provides supply, information and care management products and services across the healthcare industry. The Company operates through two segments: The McKesson Distribution Solutions segment and The McKesson Technology Solutions segment. The McKesson Distribution Solutions segment distributes ethical drugs, medical-surgical supplies and equipment, and health and beauty care products throughout North America. This segment also provides specialty pharmaceutical solutions for biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturers, sells pharmacy software and provides consulting, outsourcing and other services. The McKesson Technology Solutions segment delivers enterprise-wide clinical, patient care, financial, supply chain, and strategic management software solutions, pharmacy automation for hospitals, as well as connectivity, outsourcing and other services. (Source: 10-K)