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Company Name: Marathon Petroleum Company LP  
Location Name: FindlayOH
Location Address: 539 S Main St, Findlay, OH, United States (US), 45840
Education Level: J.D. Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


The successful candidate will be responsible for general commercial legal support, including procurement-related supply and service contract negotiation and drafting, handling business development-related transactions pursued by Marathon Petroleum Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (the “Company”) and preventive law counseling. The position will also involve contract review, interpretation, negotiation, legal research and advising clients on day-to-day legal matters.  The position entails heavy interaction with Marathon Petroleum Company client organizations, third parties, in-house counsel and outside counsel.



1. Provides professional legal advice, counsel, and guidance, as a practicing attorney at law, to assure that the Company, its assets and its activities are legally safeguarded, are in conformity with all the applicable laws and regulations and will not unduly expose the Company to litigation, penalties or claims.

2. Develops form contracts and other legal documents and reviews, negotiates and approves the form of all significant contractual arrangements entered into by the Company, including major service contracts, supply agreements and EPC contracts.

3. Evaluates contractual content of proposals, provides interpretation of contract language, drafts internal contracts or responses to external contracts, evaluates the need for additional legal review.

4. Advises the management of the Company as to the anticipated legal and other consequences of instituting, prosecuting and defending lawsuits.

5. Advises management of the legal aspects of administrative and operational planning of the Company's activities.

6. Develops and implements programs, conducts presentations, publishes information and participates in other activities to educate Company officers and employees as to the Company's Code of Business Conduct, Company policies and procedures and legal compliance requirements.

7. Plans and develops solutions to existing or potential legal problems involving the Company, and advises management concerning its legal rights and obligations.

8. 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.



Degree Required: J.D. The preferred candidate will be licensed and authorized to practice law in Ohio or another state. However, candidates who have not yet graduated from law school and who plan to sit for the next offering of the Ohio or other state bar exam following graduation will be considered.  Continued employment will be conditioned upon obtaining and maintaining membership in the Ohio or other State Bar.


Preferred Years of Experience:  0 to 5 years




About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) operates an integrated refining, marketing and transportation system.

MPC is the nation's second-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.9 million barrels per calendar day in its six-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,600 independently owned retail outlets across 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,730 convenience stores in 21 states.

Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. Primarily through MPLX, MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude oil and light product pipelines. Also through MPLX, MPC has ownership interests in gathering and processing facilities with approximately 5.9 billion cubic feet per day of gathering capacity, 8.2 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas processing capacity and 610,000 barrels per day of fractionation capacity. 

MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, NGLs, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network and midstream service businesses in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.


Job Function: Corp Functions
Travel Expected: Up to 10%


If you have visited our site in search of information on U.S. employment opportunities and require an accommodation to submit your application, please contact the MPC EEO/Compliance Office at 866-492-7802. Note that we only accept resumes and applications for posted positions.

Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

Job Segment: Supply, Procurement, Operations, Entry Level

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