FedEx Ground attorneys provide 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. They defend FXG against suits and/or claims and prepares the corporation’s claims against others.
The position is in the Business Model and Employment Litigation group of the Legal department.
Preferences: Experience practicing litigation is preferred, particularly drafting and responding to written discovery, motions practice, taking and defending depositions, and drafting briefs; Trial practice; and Class Action defense.
• 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. • Presentation skills necessary to facilitate training and/or deliver informational sessions to groups and/or individuals. • 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 with 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
Minimum Education: Juris Doctorate required
Minimum Experience: Six (6) years experience practicing as a licensed attorney at a law firm, corporation or with the government.
Please apply online at groundcareers.fedex.com to posting 395195BR or use the link below.
FedEx Ground, a part of FedEx Corp., is a leader in cost-effective, small-package ground shipping, offering dependable service to businesses and residential customers throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Reasons to consider your career with FedEx Ground:
• Leading employer: FedEx consistently appears on Fortune Magazine’s list of America’s Most Admired Companies, World’s Most Admired Companies and 100 Best Companies to Work For. Additionally, FedEx has been recognized as a leading employer in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, Black Diversity Magazine, PINK Magazine and Info World Magazine.
• Inclusion makes us better: A diverse and inclusive culture is good for business because it increases engagement, morale, productivity, quality, profitability, creativity, and innovation. We value our people and promote diversity in our workforce and in our thinking.