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Legal Counsel, Part Time (Remote)

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Date: 19-Nov-2021

Location: US

Company: Purolator

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Working at Purolator International, Inc. is more than a job.  It's an opportunity to be part of a winning team and to contribute to the success of our growing company.  Purolator International is a subsidiary of Purolator Inc., Canada's largest integrated freight and parcel solutions company with over 50 years of delivering reliable, efficient and cost-effective shipping to, from and within Canada for more than 210 countries and territories worldwide.  We are the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the United States and Canada.  This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Purolator International is rapidly expanding throughout the United States and seeking talented individuals to join our team.  Are you open to the possibilities?

 

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.

 

SHIFT: Part Time, Monday – Friday. We will work with the incumbent on setting a standard work schedule of 22.5 hours per week, whether it be morning or afternoon hours.

LOCATION: We are open to this position being remote. Ideally, this position will be located near our HQ in Jericho, NY (or surrounding NY Metro area).

 

Overview

The primary function of the Part Time Legal Counsel is to review contracts for Purolator International.  In addition to that primary function, Legal Counsel  provides analysis and counsel on business; contract, legal and policy issues. Anticipates and guards against legal risks facing Purolator International.

 

Legal Job Functions:

  • Contracts: draft, negotiate, and amend all contracts including
  1. Support Sales with onboarding customers or retaining/growing existing business through drafting reviewing and negotiating customer agreements including VDA agreements, customs agreements and NDA’s.
  2. Drafting and updating standard form agreements for carriers and brokers,
  3. Agreements used in the course of business including: Commercial leases;  consulting agreements, vendor agreements, etc
  4. Assist in drafting and revision of corporate Terms & Conditions
  5. Respond to legal provisions within RFP’s

 

  • Compliance: review and evaluate compliance issues
  1. Interact with state and federal agencies to ensure corporate filings are in order
  2. Review bankruptcy filings from a creditor's rights perspective; monitor U.C.C. filings; review Copyright and Trademark filings and associated licensing agreements
  3. Maintaining all federal, state and local business and regulatory licenses (i.e., initial registration and renewals)

 

  • Interact and laisse with Corporate Legal team in Canada, attending weekly meetings
  • Monitoring changes in the law and, together with the Corporate Legal Department, assessing their impact on Purolator's business and drafting policies or procedures to assist with compliance

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of corporate and commercial law
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

 

Education and/ or Work Experience Requirements:

  • JD Degree from an accredited law school
  • 2-3 years of Corporate/Commercial contract negotiations experience gained in a large law firm or corporate legal department
  • Familiarity with transportation/logistics, employment, anti-trust, foreign corrupt practices and privacy laws would be considered an asset as would international business experience

 

 

POSTING DETAILS

Posting Number: 52874   
Hours of Work: 22.5  
Job Code: 394  
Location: Open to various locations  
Reports to: Director Finance & Administration U.S.   
Working Conditions: Office Environment  

 

Purolator International, Inc. provides a competitive benefits package to employees and their families, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drugs (80%+ paid by Employer)
  • 401k with up to 6% Employer Company Match
  • Employer Funded Life Insurance
  • Annual Bonus Incentive Plan
  • Disability/Income Protection
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employer Funded Health Savings Account (H.S.A)
  • Paid Time Off (Total of 29 days)

Purolator International is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

 

Purolator International, Inc. is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

 

Purolator International depends on our communities for public and business services that are critical to our success. We strive to always give back to the communities we belong to. A key component of the Purolator International’s culture is making valuable and charitable contributions as a company, regionally and as individuals. 

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and if we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to www.purolatorinternational.com.


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