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As the world’s leader in digital payments technology, Visa’s mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network – enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce. At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers. You’re an Individual. We’re the team for you. Together, let’s transform.

Position Summary:

This attorney in Visa’s Legal and Compliance group will be part of the team that works on M&A and strategic investing matters.

Essential Functions:

Work with business units to explore acquisition and investment prospects and to execute transactions
Lead transaction teams from the Legal and Compliance group and coordinate with other functions
Coordinate effectively with colleagues in a truly global organization, including in Foster City, London, New York, Singapore, and San Francisco.
Review and negotiate definitive documents
Conduct and oversee due diligence
Review presentations and other materials
Coordinate and contribute to the integration of newly acquired businesses
Supervise outside counsel and effectively manage their costs
Develop initiatives for maintaining high service levels and quality of advice
Deliver consistent, strategic, risk-weighted, business-focused legal counsel
Manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines
Untangle and analyze complex legal issues.

Basic Qualifications:

10-15 years of legal practice
Experience as a lawyer at both a leading law firm and a multi-national company
At least 7 years specializing in M&A and/or minority investments
At least 70% of the time in current role spent on M&A and/or minority investments
Admission to the bar in the United States
Preferred Qualifications

Experience buying/selling companies regulated in multiple non-U.S. jurisdictions
Excellent judgment on legal matters, reflecting pragmatism and business savvy
Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships with stakeholders at all levels of management
Excellent interpersonal skills
Superior organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple, complex projects simultaneously
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong work ethic
Experience in transactions involving financial regulators a plus but not required
Experience in payments industry a plus but not required
Admission to the bar in California a plus but not required.