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Expeditors Commercial Contracts Attorney in Gurgaon, India

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” - Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

Organic Growth – Expeditors promotes from within. As a shining example, our CEO started as an entry level employee in our San Francisco office 31 years ago.

  • 18,000 trained professionals

  • 250+ locations worldwide

  • Fortune 500

  • Globally unified systems

Join Us!

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. is seeking an experienced attorney specializing in international labor and employment law. The position will be located at Expeditors branch office in India.

​​​​​​ The Commercial Contracts Attorney will join a world-class legal department and devote time to a wide variety of labour and employment legal matters, primarily in the Asia Pacific and MAIR regions.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Supporting and advising business teams, including executives, managers, employee relations, information services, and operations regarding compliance with existing and forthcoming labor and employment laws and regulations.

  • Advising on issues such as discipline, non-competition, redundancies, leave, disability, contingent workers, equity, contractor management, occupational health and safety, anti-discrimination, wage and hour, and union/labor relations

  • Drafting service provider, commission, non-compete, handbooks and policies, employment, and settlement agreements

  • Conducting internal investigations

  • Managing litigation, outside counsel, and budgets

Travel: Expected 5% to 15%; Valid passport/authorized to travel internationally

  • Juris Doctorate, Bachelor of Laws, or equivalent degree in Laws

  • Licensed/authorized to practice law in any jurisdiction in the US or in any jurisdiction within the APAC and MAIR regions, in good standing

  • At least 5 years of experience in a top law firm preferred

  • In-house experience working in the law department of a Fortune 500 company highly desirable, but not required

  • Strong knowledge of, and practical experience advising on labor and employment laws and regulations

  • Practical experience working with trade unions preferred

  • The ability to identify, analyze, assess, and communicate legal risks to enable internal clients to make quality, risk-adjusted business decisions.

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills with high level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Excellent business judgment and ability to work independently

  • Fluent oral and written English required. Fluency in additional languages an asset

Benefits:

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time 

  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision

  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance 

  • Training and Education Program

We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession as an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the company.

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