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FedEx | Memphis, Tennessee
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Job Description

Job ID: 416989BR

Address Line 1: 1715 Aaron Brenner Drive

City: Memphis

State: Tennessee

Zip Code: 38120

Position Status: Full-Time

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY

To provide assistance to the legal staff in carrying out the corporate legal mandates; assure the day-to-day flow of documents & information, support in house attorneys & outside counsel; develop & administer control systems & procedures for corporate use in monitoring legal activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

1. PERFORM ADVANCED LEGAL & FACTUAL RESEARCH; PREPARE SUMMARIES, INCLUDING INFORMATION ON ALLEGED LAWSUIT VALUATION, FOR ATTORNEY REVIEW

2 . DRAFT AND/OR REVIEW CASE MEMOS FOR COMPLETENESS; REVIEW RESEARCH OF OTHERS PRIOR TO ATTORNEY REVIEW; DRAFT LEGAL-RELATED CORRESPONDENCE AT ADVANCED LEVEL FOR REVIEW & APPROVAL BY ATTORNEYS

3. SERVE AS LIAISON BETWEEN LEGAL DEPARTMENT & INTERNAL DEPARTMENTS, INCLUDING SERVICE CENTER LEADERSHIP, HUMAN RESOURCES, SAFETY, SECURITY, RISK MANAGEMENT , CARGO CLAIMS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, ETC., AND ASSIST ATTORNEYS WITH COMMUNICATIONS TO EXTERNAL ENTITIES, INCLUDING GOVERNMENT AGENCIES & INDUSTRY GROUPS

4. PROVIDE TIMELY RESPONSES & DOCUMENTS TO REQUESTING DEPARTMENTS & OUTSIDE AGENCIES & ASSIST OUTSIDE COUNSEL AS REQUESTED

5. PREPARE LEGAL DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING PLEADINGS & DISCOVERY-RELATED DOCUMENTS; ACCEPT & DELIVER DOCUMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE COMPANY WHEN PRESENCE OF AN ATTORNEY IS NOT REQUIRED, OR WITH AN ATTORNEY WHEN APPROPRIATE

6. ASSIST IN PLANNING, ORGANIZING , ADMINISTERING AND TRACKING PROGRAMS & PROJECTS HANDLED IN LEGAL DEPARTMENT; WORK W/ALL DEPARTMENTS TO ENSURE TIMELY HANDLING & COMPLETION OF COMPANY'S LEGAL ACTIVITIES; RESPOND TO REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION & ADVICE VIA MAIL, FAX AND EMAIL

7. ASSIST ATTORNEYS WITH DRAFTING OF COMMUNICATIONS TO LEADERSHIP & OTHERS, WHEN APPROPRIATE, AND ASSIST WITH COORDINATING OFFICIAL CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS WITH LEGAL DEPARTMENT & CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

8. ASSIST WITH TRAINING AND IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF OTHER LEGAL DEPARTMENT STAFF, INCLUDING TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES

9. ASSIST W/DEVELOPING & CONDUCTING TRAINING PROGRAMS REGARDING LEGAL ISSUES FOR MANAGERS & COMPANY PERSONNEL

10. WORK WILL ALL DEPARTMENTS IN THE CORPORATION TO ENSURE TIMELY HANDLING & COMPLETION OF COMPANY'S LEGAL ACTIVITIES

11. PREPARTE ARTICLES PERTAINING TO LEGAL DEPARTMENT'S ACTIVITIES FOR PUBLICATION IN COMPANY'S INTERNAL COMMUNICATION

12. COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE LAWS/REGULATIONS, AS WELL AS COMPANY POLICIES/PROCEDURES

SPECIAL NOTES

THE INCUMBENT(S) OF THIS POSITION IS EXPECTED TO PERFORM ALL OTHER RELATED DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.

MUST BE ABLE TO TRAVEL; WORK HOURS MAY VARY DUE TO ORGANIZATIONAL NEED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

PARALEGAL DEGREE OR PARALEGAL CERTIFICATE FROM AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION FROM THE APPLICALBE STATE; BA OR AA PREFERRED; TEN (10) YEARS PARALEGAL EXPERIENCE TO INCLUDE THREE (3) YEARS OF PARALEGAL EXPERIENCE AT A FEDEX OPERATING

COMPANY AND FIVE (5) YEARS OF DEMONSTRATED SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE IN SPECIALIZED AREA OF THE LAW; COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF LEGAL PROCESS & SYSTEMS; ADVANCED RESEARCH, ORGANIZATION , HUMAN RELATIONS & COMPUTER SKILLS; ABILITY TO INTERACT W/ALL LEVELS OF LEADERSHIP ACROSS FEDEX FRT. ENTERPRISE; ABLE TO OPERATE NORMAL OFFICE EQUIPMENT, E.G. PHONE, FAX, COPIER AND FILE REPORTS; EXPERIENCE & ABILITY TO USE MICROSOFT OFFICE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WORD, EXCEL & OUTLOOK; STRONG VERBABL & WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS; ABILITY TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY AND AS A TEAM MEMBER

Division Category: Legal/Regulatory, All

Company Name: FedEx Freight Corporation

About FedEx

FedEx Corporation (FedEx)provides a portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services through companies that compete collectively, operate independently and manage collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. These companies are included in four segments: FedEx Express, Federal Express Corporation, is an express transportation company, offering time-certain delivery within 1 to 3 business days; FedEx Ground, FedEx Ground Package System, Inc., is a provider of small-package ground delivery service; FedEx Freight, FedEx Freight Corporation, is a provider of less-than-truckload (LTL) freight services through its FedEx Freight business (regional next-day and second-day and interregional LTL freight services) and its FedEx National LTL business (long-haul LTL freight services), and FedEx Services, FedEx Corporate Services, Inc. provides sales, marketing and information technology support, as well as customer service support through FedEx Customer Information Services, Inc. (Source: 10-K)

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