Corporate Counsel

Legal Overland Park, Kansas


Description


Company Overview

Shamrock Trading Corporation is the parent company for a family of brands in transportation services, finance and technology. Headquartered in Overland Park, KS, Shamrock has regularly been named one of the Kansas City Business Journal's "Best Places to Work." We also have offices in Chicago, Dallas, Laredo, Midland, Nashville and Atlanta.

With an average annual revenue growth of 25% since 1986, Shamrock’s success is attributed to three key factors: hiring the best people, cultivating long-term relationships with our customers and continually evolving in the marketplace.


Responsibilities

Shamrock Trading Corporation is looking for a Corporate Counsel to join the legal team. The ideal candidate will be a analytical and organized with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Draft, review, negotiate and manage a wide variety of commercial contracts with the company’s clients, suppliers, strategic partners and vendors.
  • Work closely with business partners in Sales, Operations, Marketing, IT, and other organizations within Shamrock to successfully close transactions and address issues in a manner consistent with company’s best interests.
  • Provide other legal services and advice to the company as needed.

Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited American law school and currently licensed to practice law in Kansas
  • Between 3-5 years of relevant experience as a commercial transactions attorney in private practice, in-house, or a mix of both.
  • Experience with transportation law is preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with any of the following matters is a plus: secured transactions, bankruptcy, collections, real estate, estate planning, corporate governance, human resources, intellectual property and managing litigation matters.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position, as described above and as modified from time to time based on Shamrock’s diverse and evolving needs.
  • Excellent judgment and sound decision-making in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to interface professionally and effectively with all levels of personnel internally and externally, up to and including senior executives and other key personnel.
  • Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively as a team player.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with a “can do” attitude and collegial tone.
  • Proactive, organized, self-motivated and self-disciplined work ethic, with the ability to re-prioritize in “real time” when faced with competing pressures and demands on time.
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, emerging company environment.

Benefits Package

At Shamrock we hire bright, ambitious people and give them the tools they need to be successful. By investing in training and development, we hope to become a long-term career for employees, where there are always opportunities for advancement. Shamrock also offers a premier set of benefits for employees and their families:  
  • Medical: Fully-paid healthcare, dental and vision premiums for employees and eligible dependents 
  • Financial: Generous company 401(k) contributions and employee stock ownership after one year 
  • Wellness: Onsite gym, jogging trail and discounted membership to nearby fitness center 
  • Work-Life Balance: Competitive PTO and paid leave options 
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