Oversee litigated workers compensation, auto, liability, and review contracts Frequent travel is required.
Develop defense strategy for complex auto liability and workers compensation litigation in jurisdictions across the United States.
Select and oversee outside counsel, evaluate exposure, conduct negotiations and serve as company representative at mediations, hearings and trials.
Provide legal support for risk management and safety departments.
Maintain and implement litigation processes and policies. Provide support for continuous improvement.
Provide support as necessary for contract review and negotiations.
Conduct research and provide legal opinions to senior leaders; proactively monitor developments in relevant law.
Juris Doctor with minimum of 6-9 years of relevant experience. Course(s) of study; Juris Doctorate degree from accredited law school and admitted to practice law in Iowa. Experience with regulatory compliance a plus.
Experience in claims, litigation, contract negotiations, and regulatory compliance or other relevant area is required.
Requires strong verbal and written and communication skills. Must have fundamental knowledge of claims related litigation, legal, and regulatory environment.
Requires demonstrated attention to detail, strong analytical and mathematical abilities.
Requires an understanding of the transportation industry and experience with interpretation of city, county, state, and federal statutes, ordinances, regulations and guidance relating to compliance in regulatory matters.
Experience in contract review and negotiations a plus.
Ability to manage multiple responsibilities.
Ability to work the time necessary to complete projects or meet deadlines.
About Ruan Transportation Management Systems
Ruan provides Dedicated Contract Transportation, Managed Transportation, and Value-Added Warehousing to customers across the U.S. Our Integrated Supply Chain Solutions services encompass all aspects of transportation and logistics, providing our customers the ideal combination of asset- and non-asset-based solutions. Ruan is one of the top 10 privately owned transportation companies in the country with 300 operations and 6,000 team members with more than 87 years of transportation management experience,