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Business Transactions: Staff Attorney/Sr. Attorney/Sr. Counsel

FedEx Ground Pennsylvania
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March 29, 2023
FedEx Ground
Provides legal counsel and guidance in the ordinary and special activities for FedEx Ground (FXG) to ensure protection of its legal rights and maintain its operations within the limits prescribed by law. Defends FXG against suits and/or claims and prepares the corporation's claims against others.
Essential Functions
Assesses legal risk and provides management with recommendations regarding matters such as pending litigation, government relations relative to legislation, regulatory compliance, business transactions, commercial contracts, employment laws, and labor matters.
Prepares legal documents, pleadings, memoranda, and/or commercial contracts.
Creates, updates, and reviews policies and procedures to ensure that the company is operating in compliance with regulations and that regulatory reporting requirements are met.
Studies major areas of concern to the Company to recommend appropriate plans of action including changes to policies and procedures.
Represents the company before federal, state and local courts, administrative agencies and/or other third-parties.
Engages, oversees, directs and/or evaluates the performance and progress of outside counsel representing the company to ensure requisite expert legal advice is obtained when/as necessary.
Provides on-the-spot and consistent legal advice from accumulated knowledge and experience.
Provides legal counsel on cross-functional and cross-operating company projects and initiatives.
Develops and delivers presentations and training to employees, including management, within area of responsibility.
Minimum Education
Juris Doctorate required
Minimum Experience
Three (3) years experience practicing as a licensed attorney at a law firm, corporation or with the government.
Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure
Admitted to and currently in good standing with the required state Bar.
Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office software and web-based applications.
Verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of management.
Time management and organizational skills necessary to manage multiple projects, appropriately prioritize workload, plan for resources to meet deadlines and goals.
Ability to analyze, review, and make recommendations.
Ability to work and influence peers and senior management
Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
Other Information


Staff Attorney/Senior Attorney/Senior Counsel for commercial transactions and vendor/supplier contracting for FedEx Ground. Ability to draft, negotiate and close a variety of commercial transactions, including technology (software licensing, cloud services, SaaS), professional consulting services, asset purchases and procurement of other goods and services. The successful candidate will be able to handle all aspects of transactions and be a legal and business advisor on compliance with laws and regulations, existing corporate polices, and acceptable levels of legal and financial risk. Excellent computer, interpersonal, and writing skills required. Must collaborate with other FedEx attorneys and outside counsel.
% of Travel for the Position: 0%-25%
Address: 1000 FedEx Drive
City: Moon Township
State: Pennsylvania
Zip Code: 15108
Domicile Location: FXG-US/USA/P090/PGH - FedEx Ground
Auto req ID: 386358BR
Position Type: Full time
Employee Type: Exempt
EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce
Search Engine Description: Legal/Regulatory

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