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Attorney- The UPS Store

Job Description

The UPS Store, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS is the world's largest franchisor of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers. The UPS Store (TUPSS) has over 5,000 independently owned locations in the U.S. and Canada. If you're looking for an exciting and dynamic career opportunity, we want to hear from you!

TUPSS is looking for a mid-level attorney eager to assist the company in growing its business. The lawyer will join a team of legal professionals who are well respected and play an integral role in providing legal guidance to the business. This lawyer will be part of the management team and will primarily be responsible for negotiating and documenting commercial matters and mitigating risk. He/she will perform the necessary factual investigation and analyze the facts from multiple different legal perspectives to ensure the position that best supports the business and complies with all applicable laws and regulations is selected. He/she will also have responsibility for overseeing outside counsel (OC) on complex or highly specialized matters. The candidate will need to understand the company’s business, people, brand, goals, and risks. This lawyer must be highly detail oriented, be able to handle a heavy workload consistently, be able to prioritize and manage interruptions, be able to manage others, and possess strong communication skills—oral and written. The successful candidate will also be asked to serve on various committees and required to assist with various special projects, including projects that aim to improve efficiency and productivity. This position will sometimes require the attorney to be available additional hours, including during evenings and weekends, to help manage the workload and to ensure deadlines are met.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Reviews pertinent documentation to determine the rights and obligations of involved parties (e.g., TUPSS, UPS, TUPSS/UPS employees, government agencies, plaintiffs, defendants, etc.)
  • Reviews laws, policies, and regulations applicable to legal situations to frame possible outcomes and to determine a position for TUPPS that best serves and protects the company
  • Drafts various transactional documents and reviews and revises transactional documents drafted by paralegals and contract specialists
  • Assigns attorneys from OC to ensure expertise is appropriately matched with specific legal matters and manages OC to keep OC on plan and on budget
  • Manages others: ensures that reports have specific, documented career goals and holds reports accountable for meeting their goals; resolves individual and group performance issues in accordance with TUPSS’/UPS’ policies and procedures in a timely manner
  • Provides guidance and responds (both orally and in writing) to day-to-day questions from company managers to support compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies, to assist the company in resolving disputes, and to ensure consistent, appropriate, and cost-effective handling of legal matters

Knowledge and Skills

  • Negotiation: Uses multiple strategies to persuade others, identifies and removes barriers to agreements, wins concessions effectively, and provides input into future negotiation processes or strategies
  • Risk Management: Prioritizes complex, material, and/or multi-functional risks to the company and coordinates and provides advice relating to risk treatments
  • Detail Oriented: Pays consistent attention to detail, efficiently drafts agreements, amendments, other transactional documents, and communications consistent with a style guide, using consistent language and proper grammar and taking pride in his/her work product, which must be substantially free of errors notwithstanding the significant volume of matters, distractions, interruptions, and changing priorities
  • Communication Skills: Communicates in a concise, professional, and business-like manner with TUPSS/UPS attorneys and paralegals, OC, internal business clients, franchisees, and vendors, among others
  • Team Oriented: Functions well in a team-oriented environment, shares ideas and collaborates to maximize results, and is prepared to cover and/or assist others at times to ensure business continuity. He/she will regularly be required to work independently, though, with minimal supervision and will be expected to achieve high-quality results, while ensuring that the company’s upper management and Managing Attorney are consistently informed
  • Vendor/Supplier Management: Maintains strategic relationships with vendor leadership, reviews and helps select vendors for contracts, drafts vendor contracts, identifies and resolves vendor or contract issues, and recommends changes to the procurement process
  • Budget Management: Tracks expenditures against financial targets and describes impact of practice area’s budget on organization’s and legal department’s financial plans
Requirements
  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Member in good standing of the California bar
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience employed as an attorney (large corporate in-house or law firm experience preferred)
  • Experience drafting complex agreements (e.g., technology-related agreements, vendor agreements, and intellectual property-related agreements)
  • Franchising experience - Preferred
  • Regulatory experience - Preferred
  • Knowledge of data security laws (e.g., CCPA, GDPR, etc.) - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

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Location US-CA-San Diego
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Retail
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Job Description

The UPS Store, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS is the world's largest franchisor of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers. The UPS Store (TUPSS) has over 5,000 independently owned locations in the U.S. and Canada. If you're looking for an exciting and dynamic career opportunity, we want to hear from you!

TUPSS is looking for a mid-level attorney eager to assist the company in growing its business. The lawyer will join a team of legal professionals who are well respected and play an integral role in providing legal guidance to the business. This lawyer will be part of the management team and will primarily be responsible for negotiating and documenting commercial matters and mitigating risk. He/she will perform the necessary factual investigation and analyze the facts from multiple different legal perspectives to ensure the position that best supports the business and complies with all applicable laws and regulations is selected. He/she will also have responsibility for overseeing outside counsel (OC) on complex or highly specialized matters. The candidate will need to understand the company’s business, people, brand, goals, and risks. This lawyer must be highly detail oriented, be able to handle a heavy workload consistently, be able to prioritize and manage interruptions, be able to manage others, and possess strong communication skills—oral and written. The successful candidate will also be asked to serve on various committees and required to assist with various special projects, including projects that aim to improve efficiency and productivity. This position will sometimes require the attorney to be available additional hours, including during evenings and weekends, to help manage the workload and to ensure deadlines are met.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Reviews pertinent documentation to determine the rights and obligations of involved parties (e.g., TUPSS, UPS, TUPSS/UPS employees, government agencies, plaintiffs, defendants, etc.)
  • Reviews laws, policies, and regulations applicable to legal situations to frame possible outcomes and to determine a position for TUPPS that best serves and protects the company
  • Drafts various transactional documents and reviews and revises transactional documents drafted by paralegals and contract specialists
  • Assigns attorneys from OC to ensure expertise is appropriately matched with specific legal matters and manages OC to keep OC on plan and on budget
  • Manages others: ensures that reports have specific, documented career goals and holds reports accountable for meeting their goals; resolves individual and group performance issues in accordance with TUPSS’/UPS’ policies and procedures in a timely manner
  • Provides guidance and responds (both orally and in writing) to day-to-day questions from company managers to support compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies, to assist the company in resolving disputes, and to ensure consistent, appropriate, and cost-effective handling of legal matters

Knowledge and Skills

  • Negotiation: Uses multiple strategies to persuade others, identifies and removes barriers to agreements, wins concessions effectively, and provides input into future negotiation processes or strategies
  • Risk Management: Prioritizes complex, material, and/or multi-functional risks to the company and coordinates and provides advice relating to risk treatments
  • Detail Oriented: Pays consistent attention to detail, efficiently drafts agreements, amendments, other transactional documents, and communications consistent with a style guide, using consistent language and proper grammar and taking pride in his/her work product, which must be substantially free of errors notwithstanding the significant volume of matters, distractions, interruptions, and changing priorities
  • Communication Skills: Communicates in a concise, professional, and business-like manner with TUPSS/UPS attorneys and paralegals, OC, internal business clients, franchisees, and vendors, among others
  • Team Oriented: Functions well in a team-oriented environment, shares ideas and collaborates to maximize results, and is prepared to cover and/or assist others at times to ensure business continuity. He/she will regularly be required to work independently, though, with minimal supervision and will be expected to achieve high-quality results, while ensuring that the company’s upper management and Managing Attorney are consistently informed
  • Vendor/Supplier Management: Maintains strategic relationships with vendor leadership, reviews and helps select vendors for contracts, drafts vendor contracts, identifies and resolves vendor or contract issues, and recommends changes to the procurement process
  • Budget Management: Tracks expenditures against financial targets and describes impact of practice area’s budget on organization’s and legal department’s financial plans
Requirements
  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Member in good standing of the California bar
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience employed as an attorney (large corporate in-house or law firm experience preferred)
  • Experience drafting complex agreements (e.g., technology-related agreements, vendor agreements, and intellectual property-related agreements)
  • Franchising experience - Preferred
  • Regulatory experience - Preferred
  • Knowledge of data security laws (e.g., CCPA, GDPR, etc.) - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

Job Requirements

 
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