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Location Name: Denver, CO 
Job/Requisition ID: [[id]] 
Location Address: 1515 Arapahoe St Twr1 Ste 1600, Denver, CO, United States (US), 80202
Education Level: J.D. Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt




Marathon Petroleum is seeking an energetic, experienced, multi-tasking professional who is passionate about the practice of business law and can manage broad legal generalist functions. This Transactional Attorney position will involve direct interaction with personnel at all levels of the organization. This position will work on a broad range of challenging and sophisticated legal matters, with a focus on industry-specific commercial agreements.  This position will involve a high degree of responsibility and autonomy.




  • Review, draft and negotiate commercial agreements, including midstream gas gathering and processing agreements, NGL fractionation and purchase agreements, and other industry-specific agreements;
  • Participate in and contribute to a broad range of M&A, joint venture and other strategic transactions, including due diligence and drafting, review and negotiation of purchase and sale and joint venture agreements as well as related transactional documents;
  • Assist and advise the business development group in developing overall commercial strategy;
  • Overall, assist and support the Law Department in a very fast-paced but collegial corporate legal environment. 




  • Bachelor’s Degree and J.D. from an ABA accredited school and licensed to practice law in one or more states.
  • Minimum of 4-15 years of attorney level work.
  • Experience in commercial transactions and drafting/negotiating agreements and documents preferred.
  • Oil & gas/energy/natural resources experience is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, drafting and communication skills.
  • The ability to confidently interact with colleagues and adversaries and to translate difficult legal principles into practical business solutions.
  • Must understand dynamics of managing outside counsel.
  • Quick learner with a high degree of common sense and resourcefulness, and the ability to work independently and prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks.
  • Highest levels of integrity, discretion and maturity.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Excellent references.




About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation’s largest refining system with more than 3 million barrels per day of crude oil capacity across 16 refineries. Marathon Petroleum's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon branded outlets. Speedway LLC, a Marathon Petroleum subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company which owns and operates gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.

Travel Expected: Up to 10%


Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

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Nearest Major Market: Denver