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Enterprise Holdings Corporate Counsel - International Franchising
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans
Enterprise Holdings’ Corporate Headquarters has an immediate opening for a Corporate Legal Counsel. Our ideal candidate will become a member of the Corporate Law Department and will provide legal advice and counsel to various corporate constituencies in designated functional areas and operating units. A major responsibility of the position is to ensure the competent and timely provision of legal services in support of international franchise development and operations.
This position is located at our Corporate Headquarters in Clayton, MO.
Collaborate with clients, outside counsel and the Corporate Law Department team in evaluating and resolving legal issues pertaining to various international franchise opportunities, including corporate structure, transactional, regulatory, and operational matters consistent with Enterprise’s business philosophy and strategy, and in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
Prepare and negotiate contracts to which the company is a party and ensure that they properly protect Enterprise’s interests and objectives
Provide to management and operating personnel timely and accurate interpretations of the various laws and regulations affecting Enterprise’s businesses and keep them apprised of the types of action that require legal consideration
Monitor and keep management and operating personnel abreast of the existence and impact of judicial and regulatory developments affecting potential legal exposures and compliance obligations of the company
Provide ongoing strategic planning, guidance and consultation regarding potential and actual disputes
A minimum of at least five (5) years of legal experience in a business law firm or in a corporate law department with a proven record of professional excellence and achievement
A Juris doctorate from an accredited, recognized law school is required
Admission to at least one state Bar in the United States is required, with the ability to qualify with the Missouri state bar
Three (3) years or more of professional experience with Franchise operations and Franchise development (cross-border experience strongly preferred)
Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
Competency Based Qualifications:
Outstanding interpersonal skills and superior oral and written legal and business communication skills
Highly collaborative - by nature and by practice
High level of attention to detail and process, including excellent drafting skills
Effective team player with proven leadership accomplishments
Creative and flexible attorney, able to be agile in response to changing business priorities and competing priorities
High level of professional integrity and uncompromising ethical standards
From the very beginning, Enterprise Holdings has been a family. Founded by Jack Taylor in 1957, we’ve always operated under a simple philosophy – “Take care of your customers and your employees first, and growth and profits will follow.” 60 years later, the Taylor family continues to do things Jack’s way. And like most families, we’ve gone through some changes. We’ve added to our portfolio of brands. We’re more deeply rooted in our communities. We’ve expanded to a global stage. And we’re proud to have become the largest transportation service provider in the world.