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Transactional Attorney: Global Logistics, Transportation, Warehouse Management

Plano, TX 75075

Posted: 12/19/2023 Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Corporation Job Number: TX12192023

Job Description

Our client, a global information technology company and leader in the global logistics market, has an immediate need for a transactional attorney with at least 4 years of experience, including one year of transactional experience in logistics, transportation, and warehouse management. The company is looking for help on a full-time, hybrid basis for an initial period of 6 months. The position will require the candidate to work on-site in Plano, TX three days a week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of contracts, including transportation agreements, warehousing contracts, service agreements, and vendor contracts.
• Risk Management-Identify potential legal risks and provide proactive advice and solutions to mitigate them.
• Stay updated on federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to logistics, transportation, and warehouse management to provide guidance and support to ensure compliance with industry-specific regulations, including DOT, FMCSA, OSRA and others.
• Conduct legal research to stay current with evolving legal trends and industry-specific issues.
• Assist in the resolution of disputes, including contract disputes, claims, and litigation matters.


REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS:
• JD from an ABA-accredited law school
• Active law license in good standing in either Texas. Must also have NO disciplinary history in ANY jurisdiction.
• 4+ years of legal practice including at least 1 year in logistics-, transportation-, and warehouse management-related transactional experience.
• Experience in different modes of transportation (e.g., truckload, flatbed, LTL, railroad, ocean import & export).
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), and ability to conduct internet research and learn internal contract management tools.

Send the following to be considered:
- a cover note outlining your hourly rate (must be specific, not "market rate") and your availability to interview, available starting date and any limitation on duration.
-your up-to-date resume
Send the information to Robert J. Murphy, Jr., Esq. at rmurphy@assignedcounsel.com.
Assigned Counsel® is an equal opportunity employer.

Meet Your Recruiter

Robert Murphy, Esq.
President, Co-Founder

Favorite Quote: “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”— John Wooden

Experience: Practicing attorney since 1974. Held Associate through General Counsel positions in a law firm, an insurance company and financial services firm.

Accomplishment: Board Chairman of United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, The Center for Autism and the United Way of Pennsylvania and Board Member of Wheels, Inc., Valley Forge Historical Society and The Library Company of Philadelphia.

Degree: JD University of Pennsylvania Law School.  BA History & Theatre, Wesleyan University.

Personal: Triathlete. Long-time indoor cycling instructor.

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