Job Details

Corporate Counsel

Company name

ArcBest Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 14, 2020

Valid Through

Feb 27, 2021

Posted on

Sep 18, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Fort Smith, AR, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Counsel
The candidate will provide general corporate and transportation law work, including to, reviewing, negotiating and memorializing customer, vendor and other business contracts. This position also requires specialty legal work and various other assigned projects. Proficient with constitutions, statutes, regulations and case decisions applicable to transportation and business operations. Interpret laws, rulings and regulations. Review, negotiate, draft and memorialize contracts. Advise business personnel regarding risks and how to minimize such risks. Collaborate with employees in various departments and subsidiaries to achieve corporate goals, objectives and mission. Perform duties in a team structure. Build productive formal and informal working relationships and information channels within and across the organization, and within the transportation industry. Address client issues or requests in a timely manner. Use time management efficiently to accomplish assigned tasks. Keep tasks organized and be able to re-prioritize tasks on short notice to meet business needs. Perform multiple tasks simultaneously with appropriate level of focus on each task. Exercise discretion in determining what information is relayed via written or verbal communications; ensure that conversations and sensitive legal issues take place in confidential setting; and understands the types of information that constitute “material non-public information” and ensures such information is safeguarded and only shared with those who have legitimate need to know. Other duties, as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Law degree from an ABA accredited law school. Must have 2 years’ experience in a corporate law or business oriented law firm. Prior litigation experience, preferred. Should have computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Must have a state license to practice law. Knowledge of the transportation industry or a defined area within the transportation industry is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
ArcBest Corporation
3801 Old Greenwood Road
Fort Smith, AR 72903