FedEx Careers

Sr Counsel

Memphis, Tennessee
All Legal/Regulatory


Job Description

Requisition ID: 25892-332960
Job ID: 430376BR
Address Line 1: 1715 Aaron Brenner Dr
City: Memphis
State: Tennessee
Zip Code: 38120
Position Status: Full-Time
Grade: 13C

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Ensure the conduct
of legal matters and provide legal counsel and advice to the company and its
subsidiaries with special emphasis on department specific matters.


ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provide
legal counsel on an assigned basis to members of management and various
departments concerning areas of expertise
2. Oversee
and evaluate the performance and progress of outside counsel representing the
company in department-specific matters
3. Evaluate,
determine and coordinate appropriate action/position/response to be taken by
the company
4. Act
on behalf of company and participate in negotiations and drafting of legal
documents, etc.
5. Review,
analyze and make recommendations concerning compliance with federal and state
laws, and regulations affecting the company’s present and future business plans,
and recommend actions to affect policy compliance and adopt the best business
structure for legal compliance
6. Conduct,
or assist in conducting, litigation or administrative proceedings affecting the
company’s interests in his/her field of expertise
7. Comply with all applicable
laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
8. Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer: This job
description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and
qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Juris
Doctorate degree and appropriate admission to the required state Bar plus ten
(10) years’ experience as an attorney (preferably with FedEx) with at least three (3) years’
experience in job-specific area of law
· Work
experience pertinent to hiring department required
· Strong
negotiation and human relations skills
· Strong written and verbal communication
skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)

Division Category: All, Legal/Regulatory
Company Name: FedEx Freight Inc.