MV Transportation, Inc.
MV Transportation is seeking a Vice President and Associate General Counsel
, Employment & Litigation who will be responsible for and provide advice and counsel to management, and staff in matters related to traditional labor and employment law, employment contracts, workplace compliance, dispute management, and general litigation, as well as engage and oversee the work of internal and outside counsel. The AGC will also oversee the Company's Driver Qualifications and Wage and Hour Compliance functions.
Law degree (JD) from an ABA accredited law school
10 years of progressive, broad legal experience focused on employment and litigation, preferably in a government contract environment
Some initial training in a nationally recognized law firm is strongly preferred.
Must be licensed to practice in Texas.
Progressive experience managing the legal function in a large corporate environment of 10,000 or more employees
Solid interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills a must
Able to influence and effectively partner cross-functionally
Willing to take on risk & compliance issues
Must have experience creatively designing and delivering cost-effective legal services
Experience with unions and traditional labor a plus
Experience with insurance and insurance defense a plus
The successful candidate will possess the following personal attributes:
Action-oriented and problem solving; an individual accustomed to diving into details of a business and working in a fast paced environment
Strong interpersonal skills, including active listening - intuitive and acute in approach
Commercially-minded, but with a keen attention to risk and ethics
Demonstrated leadership, integrity, professionalism and trustworthiness.
Well organized; capable of executing multiple initiatives simultaneously while consistently focusing on getting things done - results oriented.
A team orientation; someone who encourages cooperation and teamwork across organizations and functions
Exceptional work ethic and self-directed, with a proactive and engaging approach to working with functional and operational leaders.
MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.
Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.
MV Transportation, Inc.
Website : http://www.mvtransit.com
For more than 35 years, MV Transportation, Inc. and all subsidiaries, joint ventures, partnerships and affiliates, (or “MV”) has provided safe, reliable, affordable transportation services to cities, counties, municipalities, and other jurisdictional entities, as well as for private corporations, non-profit agencies, and community organizations. With our corporate headquarters based in Dallas, Texas and satellite support centers located in Vacaville, California and Elk Horn, Iowa, MV operates more than 130 locations across North America. In addition to our operations in 28 of the United States and the District of Columbia, MV has operations in two Canadian Provinces, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Brazil. The company’s growth over the past 15 years is a clear indication of our commitment to quality and our progressive approach toward passenger transportation. Focused on the passenger experience, MV connects our passengers to their destinations and connects our operators with their passengers, using state-of-the-art communication tools and techniques.