Dell Senior Legal Counsel – Mergers & Acquisitions in Round Rock, Texas

Senior Legal Counsel – Mergers & Acquisitions

Location: Round Rock, TX or Hopkinton, MA

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as Legal Counsel on the Mergers & Acquisitions Legal team.

As you would expect from a global business that pushes the boundaries of innovation, the scope and scale of expertise we require from our Legal Counsel is staggering. Their expertise spans litigation, commercial and corporate transactions, IP, employment, immigration, compliance and regulatory matters. Their broad remit involves managing legal business matters, advising on legal issues affecting our business, coordinating outside counsel and reviewing legal data. The challenges are always evolving – and always fascinating.

General Summary:

Dell’s M&A legal team is responsible for all mergers & acquisitions, as well as venture capital activity. As Senior Legal Counsel, this individual will collaborate with business leaders, in-house legal subject matter experts, corporate business functions and outside counsel to lead M&A transactions.

We are looking for someone whose experience has been primarily focused on M&A deals. This individual needs to have a high degree of risk tolerance and the ability to see the big picture. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and be able to effectively interact with a fair but demanding client base.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads strategic and transformational corporate M&A transactions

  • Manages the transaction process; drafts and negotiates various transaction-related documents

  • Provides leadership to cross-functional groups in connection with deal execution

  • Provides legal advice on a broad range of general corporate matters, as needed

  • Manages outside counsel

  • Reports directly to the lead lawyer of the M&A legal team


  • JD degree with admission to at least one state bar

  • 8+ years experience doing corporate transactions in a law firm and/or in-house legal environment

  • Direct experience leading M&A transactions

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Requires the ability to recognize, understand and address client needs and an ability to prioritize, organize and provide services to clients with deadlines

  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with business clients and other members of the legal department

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to creatively and strategically support key business objectives

  • This position requires good judgment, integrity, high energy, and demonstrated understanding of general business values and ethics


We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you’re ready to practice at the heart of a game-changing business with global reach, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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