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US Houston: Senior Counsel, Code of Business Conduct & Investigations

Date:  Nov 30, 2022

Houston, TX, US, 77032

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Halliburton is seeking a Senior Counsel to manage Halliburton’s Code of Business Conduct (COBC) program, manage and lead complex internal investigations, and independently advise on a broad range of legal matters related to the COBC. The successful candidate will assume a key leadership role in the Company’s Global Ethics & Compliance group. The position will report to Halliburton’s Sr. Director, Global Investigations & Compliance.  


Sound legal experience; strong emotional intelligence; comfortable executive presence;  and a calm, confident, and practical solutions oriented approach are required. The successful candidate will have experience with in-house corporate investigations or have represented clients in investigative matters; strong presentation skills; and the ability to interact effectively and cooperatively at all levels in the Halliburton organization, including with executives, employees, lawyers (in-house and in private practice), staff, and other professionals. 




  • Lead and manage a team of compliance professionals responsible for the management of the Company’s COBC and global investigations programs.
  • Provide legal advice to the Company to minimize legal and reputation risk, and to meet the Company’s commitment to conducting business with ethics and integrity.
  • Conduct and supervise internal investigations of alleged violations of the COBC, as well as U.S. and international laws. This includes formulating investigation strategies, conducting interviews, obtaining, and analyzing evidence, preparing investigation reports, and presenting investigative results to executives and senior management.
  • Analyze trends, identify compliance risk areas, and develop presentations for executives, C-Suite, and the Halliburton Board of Directors.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute global initiatives to assist in managing compliance risks, including compliance training, policy drafting, and global risk assessments.
  • Collaborate with internal and outside counsel to respond to subpoenas, government inquiries, and other investigations.
  • Liaison with customer legal departments and other third parties to explain the Company’s compliance program and address any concerns about internal controls/processes. 
  • Lead and assist in other special projects and legal initiatives.
  • 20% travel


Required Qualifications:

  • J.D. from accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice law
  • Minimum 5 – 8 years of experience with a law firm or corporate legal department
  • Aptitude for detail and high degree of organization
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize and meet numerous deadlines
  • Ability to analyze complex issues and advise internal business partners appropriately


Preferred Qualifications

  • Investigations or Litigation experience
  • Management experience
  • Multilingual candidates will receive enhanced consideration
Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.HoustonTexas77032, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 169326 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Support Services
Product Service Line: Legal 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 

Nearest Major Market: Houston