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Attorney - Ten years' strong transactional experience

Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
May 02, 2019

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Jerry Davis Clark

**** **** *** **** ***** #****

Houston, TX 77027

713-***-****

ac8953@r.postjobfree.com

Ten years’ strong transactional experience, including contracting advisor roles for a major integrated US energy corporation.

oMaster Agreements and related service orders.

oIntellectual property, professional services, confidentiality, and compliance.

Commercial contracts drafting, redlining, and negotiation. Experience with real estate transactions, including complex commercial real estate leases.

Project management, transactional, and supervisory at a US interstate natural gas pipeline.

ACTIVITIES

SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE OF LAW HOUSTON, 2017 - Forward

Volunteer Judge for Student Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Tournaments

Observe opposing student teams during mock negotiation and dispute resolution sessions.

Provide direct feedback to individual students, as well as official session scoring.

HARRIS COUNTY TEXAS PRECINCT LEVEL ELECTION OFFICIAL, 2008 - Forward

Alternate Precinct Judge and Precinct Clerk

Setup, operate, and closeout electronic voting systems.

Assist the Precinct Judge running the precinct, pursuant to the Texas Election Code.

EXPERIENCE

CONTRACT ATTORNEY PROJECTS, Houston, Texas, 2017 - Forward

Attorney

Commercial contracts drafting and redlining, including: master agreements and orders, consulting, engagement, purchasing, and confidentiality.

Document review, eDiscovery.

CHEVRON U.S.A. INC., Houston, Texas, 2008 - 2016

Contract Advisor - Embedded attorney within commercial units

Supply chain management, compliance, and corporate governance

Drafted and negotiated various types of contracts with outside parties, including: master purchase sales agreements and related service orders, intellectual property (software licensing and publication subscriptions), consulting, professional services, equipment, indemnification, and confidentiality.

Coordinated with corporate compliance, insurance, legal, and commercial subject matter experts facilitating commercial business transactions.

Coordinated with corporate governance function facilitating joint venture formations, signature authority delegations, and company legal entities review.

Facilitated corporate policies compliance for liquefied natural gas (LNG) transactions.

Drafted international agreements, including master LNG marketing and trading agreements and related confirmation notices for LNG tanker cargo transactions.

Reviewed LNG contractual terms. Identified risks and mitigation options.

LAW OFFICE OF JERRY D. CLARK, P.C., Houston, Texas, 2007 - 2008

Attorney

Commercial transactions, business disputes, and probate matters

Prepared/filed motions and pleadings. Contractual disputes, materialman’s liens.

Abstracted complex commercial real estate leases. Prepared deeds and documents.

Court appointments for probate and guardianship attorney ad litem role.

CONTRACT ATTORNEY PROJECTS, Houston, Texas, 2006 - 2008

Attorney

Performed electronic document review at Gibbs & Bruns, L.L.P., Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell, L.L.P., Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P., and at other law firms.

El PASO CORP. (acquired Tenneco Energy, 1994), Houston, Texas

Senior Transportation Services Analyst

Developed key business processes to comply with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) mandates.

Coordinated software functionality development processes, testing, and implementation for key pipeline business scheduling activities.

Served on Gas Industry Standards Board (GISB) committees.

Staff Volume Analyst

Managed operational scheduling for three interstate natural gas pipelines.

Developed FERC compliant policies and procedures.

Supervisor of Contract Administration

Managed customer contracting function for three subsidiaries.

Prepared and administered a departmental budget of $5+ million.

Senior Gas Contracts Analyst

Developed marketing forecasts and proposals for interstate natural gas transportation.

LICENSES

Admitted to the State Bar of Texas

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

State Bar of Texas; Houston Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi.

EDUCATION

SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE OF LAW, Houston, Texas

Doctor of Jurisprudence

Law Journal: Currents: International Trade Law Journal – Editor

Publications: Jerry Clark, Note, Opportunity Knocks: The Role of International Trade Arbitration in Reducing International Trade Barriers and Addressing Environmental Concerns, Currents: Int’l Trade L.J., Winter 2004, at 41.

Coursework: Includes Mock Trial Litigation, Mediation, Contracts Negotiations and Drafting, Corporate Law, Admiralty, and International Law.

Internships: The Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution: Assisted development of international dispute resolution programs and initiatives. Assisted development of paper seminar course for law students.

Office of Harris County Attorney: Performed case law and statute legal research. Assisted managing attorney in preparation of pretrial motions.

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, Houston, Texas

Master of Business Administration; Finance

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, Knoxville, Tennessee

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Marketing



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