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Corporate Counsel

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9C Corporate El Segundo CA - El Segundo, CA
Full Time

Who We Are

As a company, we promote a culture of honesty and integrity, and value the trust it allows us to build with customers and employees alike. Our focus on our people is what sets us apart and keeps our customers coming back to work with us!

If you are seeking to be a part of a family, this is the place for you!

Maersk Warehousing and Distribution USA LLC handles end-to-end warehousing and distribution logistics needs utilizing our strategic network of storage facilities. Our facilities are capable of receiving, storing, processing and dispatching cargo, so we can build flexibility and resilience into the supply chain process. Our integrated solutions allow us to be prepared for supply chain risks, so we can plan distribution to better achieve lead time and goals despite unexpected conditions. Our extensive experience, connections, and deep expertise across different sectors, industries, and transportation modes, means we can be counted on for process excellence that will save time and money.





This position provides legal support to specific U.S. landside business units which portfolio of services includes e-commerce, cold chain, depot, warehousing and distribution as well as dray, middle-mile and last mile trucking.  This position will primarily focus on commercial customer and procurement contracting to include real estate, but is also expected to take on additional tasks that may be assigned to from time to time, including regulatory work, litigation management and strategic projects.  


Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review, negotiate and manage customer logistics contracts and vendor procurement contracts. 
  • Support real estate lease negotiation and management.
  • Support risk management and safety team initiatives.
  • Participate in strategic transactions and help drive growth strategy.
  • Conduct legal research and provide legal advice on key issues affecting the company. 
  • Become familiar with laws and regulations affecting the company including in the areas of DOT, air quality, and privacy and assist the company with compliance in these areas.


Assist With the Following Tasks

  • Contracts and associated commercial and procurement opportunities.
  • Compliance matters.
  • Corporate governance.
  • Litigation.
  • Other compliance matters (regulatory and internal).


Required Experience & Skills

  • Minimum five years of experience as an attorney.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Strong commercial contracting experience.
  • Logistics industry experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong references.
  • Current active Bar license.


The successful candidate will be able to hit the ground running, will learn quickly and have a positive attitude.  This individual will quickly understand the objectives of the company and will work hard to assist in achieving those objectives.  The successful candidate will be a hard-working problem solver with business acumen and demonstrable sound judgment.  They will be an enthusiastic team-player, will be adaptable and will be able to add significant value to the legal team from the outset.  They will be able to comfortably collaborate with others on the legal team and interact with senior executives of the company and earn their respect.


Company Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k + Company Match 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when possible)
  • And more!

Pay Range

$175,000-$205,000* depending on level and years of experience 

*The above stated pay range is the anticipated starting salary range for the position. The Company may adjust this range in light of prevailing market conditions and other factors such as location.  The Company will work directly with the selected candidate(s) on the final starting salary in accordance with all applicable laws.  


You must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

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