Assistant General Counsel
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Position Type:  Corporation
Practice Area:  Employee Benefits, Corporate, Environmental, Labor/Employment, Litigation, Real Estate
Practice Specialty:  Commercial, Commercial Transactions, Compliance, Contracts, Employment Relations, Environmental, Human Resources, Litigation, Real Estate, Regulatory, Transportation, Corporate
Location:  Florida
Job Code:  211305
Job Description:
We have been retained to recruit an Assistant General Counsel for Quality Carriers, Inc.’s legal department located at corporate headquarters in the Channel District of Tampa, Florida.  Candidates must have at least 3 years of experience that includes excellent law firm and/or in-house training.  

This position will report directly to the General Counsel and will provide the desirable opportunity to become a true in-house generalist.  Key responsibilities will include:

- drafting/reviewing/negotiating a broad range of commercial agreements;
- managing pre-litigation and litigation matters;
- providing real estate counsel in connection with the company’s 50+ owned and leased locations;
- advising the business with regard to transportation and environmental regulatory matters;
- providing counsel in connection with human resources, employee relations and independent contractor issues and employee benefits matters;
- assisting with legal compliance matters:
- developing and implementing training and contract management programs; and
- supporting the General Counsel in connection with other strategic projects and initiatives.

Experience counseling transportation clients or those in other heavily regulated industries is strongly preferred.  Commercial transactions experience also is preferred.  Experience with litigation, employee relations and benefits and/or environmental matters is beneficial but not required.  

Having strong communication skills and a collaborative approach will be key in securing this attractive position.  Candidates must be highly motivated to learn and eager for opportunities to develop expertise.  This Assistant General Counsel also must have excellent attention to detail coupled with strong organizational and time management skills.  The successful candidate will be a pragmatic and business-minded lawyer who is eager for the challenge of expanding the scope of the lawyer’s practice with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.  

Priority will be given to local candidates.  The company’s compensation package includes a base salary and annual bonus program as well as comprehensive benefits.  This is a stellar opportunity to join a collaborative and collegial team in a critical industry.  

Quality Carriers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
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