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Location Name: Findlay, OH 
Job/Requisition ID: [[id]] 
Location Address: 539 S Main St, Findlay, OH, United States (US), 45840
Education Level: J.D. Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt




The successful candidate will be responsible for providing general legal support on business development transactions, including asset or equity purchases or sales, joint ventures, business combinations and other business development-related transactions pursued by Marathon Petroleum Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Marathon”). The position will also involve due diligence management, contract review, negotiation, schedule drafting, legal research, advising clients and providing preventive law counseling. The position entails heavy interaction with officers, senior management, senior business development advisors, Marathon client organizations, third parties and outside counsel.


  • Manages and coordinates the due diligence process for all business development projects and transactions.
  • Evaluates contractual content of proposals, provides interpretation of contract language, drafts internal contracts or responses to external contracts, including Confidentiality Agreements and Letters of Intent, evaluates the need for additional legal review in the M&A process.
  • Tracks and analyzes industry trends with respect to mergers and acquisitions, with specific focus on the energy industry, and analyzes and recommends best practices or market-based norms for use in negotiating business development transactions.
  • Participates in continuing legal education programs and other activities as necessary to keep informed of developments in the law, new and proposed statutes and regulations, economic and social issues and other matters of interest to the Company and the energy industry.



  • Juris Doctorate degree required
  • Current license to practice law in a U.S. state, member in good standing. Continued employment will be conditioned upon obtaining and maintaining membership in the Ohio or other State Bar.
  • 7-12 or more years of legal experience; experience in corporate M&A transactions, joint ventures or other general corporate, limited liability company or limited partnership matters is preferred, but not required.



  • Deep Subject Matter Expertise – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Project Management Expertise
  • Trusted Advisor to Senior Executives
  • Professional Maturity
  • Institutional Savvy
  • High Degree of Attention to Detail
  • Excellent Communicator


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation's largest refining system. MPC's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon brand retail outlets. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company that 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.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process at Marathon Petroleum LP, please contact our Human Resources Department at Please specify the reasonable accommodation you are requesting, along with the job posting number in which you may be interested. A Human Resources representative will review your request and contact you to discuss a reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

Marathon Petroleum Company LP participates in the E-Verify program in some states in which it operates (including AL, AZ, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and UT). For more information before proceeding, please see details in English or Spanish. Right to Work Statement English or Spanish.

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Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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