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Assistant General Counsel

Company name

World Fuel Services

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

7-9 yrs required

Location

Miami, FL

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Dec 19,2017
Practice Area
Energy and Oil & Gas >> Energy and Oil & Gas
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Assistant General Counsel The candidate will serve as a senior attorney responsible for supporting the Company’s U.S. land fuels division, which includes providing legal guidance and oversight with respect to all legal aspects of the division’s commercial activities. Will work in close cooperation with the land division’s commercial and functional leaders to identify and analyze the company’s exposure to all legal and regulatory risk and to minimize and manage such risk in the context of the company’s existing businesses and prospective business expansion and ventures for the land division. Overseeing all legal aspects of the land division's commercial activities, including transactional matters. Negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements (e.g., fuel sales, supply, transportation and storage agreements). Negotiation and drafting of complex contracts (e.g., strategic alliances). Supporting strategic transactions, such as acquisitions and joint ventures. Advising on regulatory and compliance matters and assisting with design of effective controls to comply with applicable regulations. Advising on commercial disputes and overseeing litigation matters. Developing legal risk mitigation strategies. Controlling and managing legal expenses and management of outside law firms.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree and admission to one U.S. State Bar. Must have 7-9 years of legal experience, with 4+ years at a large U.S. law firm and recent experience in-house at a Fortune 500 corporation. Prior experience overseeing legal matters for a subsidiary or division of a large publicly traded U.S. company essential. Oil and gas and/or transportation industry knowledge desirable.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
World Fuel Services
9800 N.W. 41st Street,
Suite 400
Miami, FL 33178