Job Details

General Counsel

Company name

Montway Auto Transport

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 16,2019

Valid Through

Aug 29,2019

Posted on

Mar 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Des Plaines, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Attorney
The candidate will represent the companies in state, federal, administrative, and appellate courts. Litigate on behalf of the companies in Illinois and through pro hac vice admissions as needed. Oversee, select, and retain outside counsel. Manage discovery; draft affidavits; and appear at mediations, depositions, and arbitrations. Review for accuracy and strike inaccurate or unreasonable legal billings. Draft, review, and negotiate agreements within the company and with outside parties. Assist and advise marketing, sales, operations, and other departments on contracts to ensure sound business transactions with minimal exposure. Efficiently manage the new contract process from start-to-finish. Contracts include purchase and sale agreements, service agreements, SAAS agreements, lease agreements, settlement agreements, nondisclosure agreements, operating agreements, employment agreements, broker-carrier agreements, broker to broker agreements, etc. Oversee, negotiate, and ensure compliance with portfolio of insurance policies that include property, casualty, workers’ compensation, cargo and auto liability, EPL and D&O, cyber liability, ancillary coverages, etc.. Compile documentation to submit claims and recover against losses. Oversee audits, negotiate claim settlements, give presentations to underwriters for renewal, manage certificate compliance, and ensure contract compliance. Assist with insurance litigation as needed. Research and advise on state and federal regulations affecting industry operations. Negotiate with agencies to settle disputes and mitigate risk. Supervise HR department. Manage open renewal and employee benefits to retain satisfied employees and keep costs affordable for the companies. Counsel HR on labor laws in multiple jurisdictions. Revise and update company handbook as needed; ensure compliance with labor regulations. Interface with and report to regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with various codes and regulations. Advise on, negotiate, and assist with drafting agreements for proposed and actual debt and equity investments, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, loans, asset sales, and post-closing transition services agreements. Efficiently manage the due diligence process to minimize fees and stay on track with target deadlines. Collaborate with senior management, outside counsel, and opposing counsel to get deals closed. Form and dissolve companies, draft operating agreements between the parent company and subsidiaries and affiliates, ensure state and federal administrative reports are timely filed, respond to audits, file liens and UCC financing statements as needed. Must have Law Degree. Must be member in good standing with the Illinois Bar Association. Should preferably have 3-5 years’ of legal experience. Experience with transportation industry preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Montway Auto Transport
1400 E Touhy Ave
Suite 255
Des Plaines, IL 60018

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