Environmental, General Commercial/Contracts Law, Transportation
Quality Distribution, Inc., a Tampa-based international transportation and logistics business is seeking to hire an outstanding lawyer to join its legal and compliance team. This position will report to the General Counsel. In this role you will provide day-to-day advice to all segments of the business on transactional, litigation, and regulatory matters. Regular activities would include review of commercial agreements, litigation management, and general legal advice and counseling.
Assist in the management and review of litigation matters and strategies, corporate contracts, risk-management strategies, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory issues.
Work in partnership with the company’s operational areas, including marketing sales, business development, technology, etc., to provide counsel and advice on legal issues, particularly transportation regulation and environmental matters.
Assist the Senior Vice President and General Counsel in other matters as needed.
We offer competitive wages and employee benefits (Flexible spending accounts, generous Paid Time Off/Holiday Schedule, in addition to Medical, Dental and Vision plans).
Relocation is available for the right candidate.
Quality is an equal opportunity employer.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Juris Doctorate, with state bar membership
Relevant legal experience (5+ years of law firm and/or in house experience)
Merger and acquisition experience
Strong contracts experience
Knowledge of transportation law, environmental regulation, or franchise law [desirable]
Strong interpersonal skills: a self-starter willing to invest the time necessary to learn our businesses and a team player who works effectively with others at all levels and disciplines with high ethics
Excellent organizational, communication and analytical skills with the ability to provide concise, practical business minded advice, in a timely manner.
Ability to manage multiple projects, balance competing objectives, and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
At Quality Distribution Inc. (QDI), we are driven to accomplish one singular mission: To maintain our place as the industry’s global leader in bulk transportation and all the related world class services we provide to our valued customers. In achieving this mission, our leadership fosters a culture of excellence, making it possible for every QDI employee to adhere to the following set of corporat...e core values in the performance of their responsibilities:Safety first and foremostWorld-class customer serviceEthical behavior in all activitiesHonest, fair communicationContinuous improvement and innovationTeam success above personal egoA financial return above our cost of capitalResponsibility for actions and resultsCommitment to cost leadershipCaring for community and environmentTimely responsiveness to all stakeholdersOur promise to our respected customers and stakeholders is this:By respecting and honoring every aspect of your business as much as we respect and honor every aspect of our own, we strive to not only meet, but surpass, every customer’s expectation of us. At the same time, we adhere stringently to the most rigorous safety standards of our industry. We are passionate about fostering a corporate culture that values honest, fair and ethical behavior above everything else. Making all of this work for our valued customers requires a team of highly skilled industry experts, and we believe our team is the very best our industry offers.