From airports to the boardroom, our Legal department provides advice and counsel on all aspects of the business, assessing legal risks and our compliance.
Job overview and responsibilities
Counsel – Regulatory Compliance will advise key business stakeholders to ensure that the Company complies with applicable laws, rules, and guidance of the numerous federal and state government authorities that regulate the airline industry – focusing primarily on the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as well as targeted federal regulatory matters before the Federal Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency. This position will also represent the company in government investigations and enforcement actions as well as participate in industry trade organizations to further the Company’s legal interests and policy agenda.
Individual will advise business stakeholders to ensure that the Company complies with federal and state law, rules, and guidance – focusing primarily on the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Individual will defend the Company in response to government investigations and agency enforcement actions as well as respond to agency requests for information and rulemakings
Individual will advise business stakeholders on some targeted federal regulatory issues that may include matters before the Federal Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency
Individual will monitor new regulatory developments and changes to applicable law and advise on their impact to the Company
Individual will identify areas to seek favorable changes to existing law and regulations for the Company
Bachelor's degree and Doctor of Jurisprudence degree
At least 5 years of direct experience working for or with governmental regulatory agencies
Must be licensed to practice in Illinois or able to obtain a license to practice law in Illinois
Knowledge of the federal administrative process including familiarity with rulemaking and tenants of administrative law
Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
Superior written and oral presentation and advocacy skills
Ability to devise and execute successful strategies on complex regulatory issues
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Internal Number: WHQ00018575
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