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Sr. Attorney I

Company: FedEx
Location: Memphis
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Summary:

* To provide legal counsel and advice to the corporation and its subsidiaries to ensure their effective operation in accordance with federal, state, local and/or international laws.



Job Specific Information:

* Primary responsibilities include providing legal support on a broad range of securities, corporate governance matters, and corporate law matters, with primary focus on Securities Exchange Act of 1934 reporting, corporate governance, and stock exchange listing standard compliance.



The Ideal Candidate will possess:

* At least three (3) years of broad securities and corporate law practice, with a strong background in Securities Exchange Act of 1934 reporting, corporate governance, and stock exchange listing standard compliance.


* Experience in corporate finance and corporate compliance helpful.


* Law firm or corporate legal department experience.


* Strong research and analytical skills.


* Ability to understand and resolve complex legal issues and respond quickly to clients and third parties.


* Strong written and oral communications skills.


* Excellent organizational and time management skills; strong initiative; ability to prioritize multiple assignments and meet deadlines.



Minimum Qualifications:

* Juris Doctorate Degree from an A.B.A accredited law school and admission to the bar.


* At least six (6) years of experience and demonstrated competence as a practicing attorney in relevant area of law.


* Superior academic record. Ability to determine appropriateness of settlement or litigation.


* Excellent research and writing skills.


* Strong negotiation, human relations and communications skills.



Skills/Knowledge/Experience Considered a Plus:

* Experience in ESG reporting and reporting standards.



Domicile Location:

* This position is located in Memphis, Tennessee. Ability to work remotely from one of the approved domicile locations may be available based upon business needs.



Relocation:

* Relocation may be available based upon business needs.



FedEx. Where now meets next.

Our vision is to be the earth's most engaged advocates of connected commerce where open borders, new markets and fair, sustainable practices are the norm for the billions of personal supply chains being managed every day in our always on, mobile-first world. We stand for ease, access and opportunity. We lead purposeful innovation, champion entrepreneurs, advocate free trade and empower humans and their place in the era of autonomy and AI. We fight for our customers, a more sustainable planet and an ethical playing field.

FedEx inspires its more than 570,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040.

FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer:

* Fortune "World's Most Admired Companies" - 2021
* Forbes "Best Employers for Diversity" - 2021
* LinkedIn "Top 100 Companies" - 2021
* TIME "100 Most Influential Companies" - 2021
* World HRD Congress "Best Gender Equality Workplace" - 2021
* InsiderPro ComputerWorld "Best Places to Work for IT" - 2021

FedEx Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics disability, or protected Veteran status.

FedEx Corporation does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. Further, FedEx Corporation is prepared to make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the desired position, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact recruitmentsupport@fedex.com.

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