Attorneys with prior experience with maritime regulatory issues, logistics companies, and strong business acumen are preferred. Attorneys will largely have the ability to work remotely.
The ideal candidate will have:
10-15 years of experience with transactional maritime law.
Subject matter expertise of the regulations of ocean borne international transportation affecting exporters, importers, and the U.S consumer.
Confidence counseling clients on how to navigate maritime regulations strategically in business transactions.
Experience with the Federal Maritime Commission.
Availability to work an average of 15 - 20 hours per week. Subject to deadlines and certain time constraints, the attorney could largely set their own “office hours”.
Willingness to travel, if needed, to meet attorneys overseeing work in the D.C. area. This is a flexible requirement and can be discussed when the need arises and/or this project goes on long-term.
Prior experience in-house at logistics companies or in private practice would be helpful.
Strong writing skills; practical, solution-focused orientation; and the ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders
Strong ability to work highly productively in a results-oriented manner, with an eye towards increasing efficiency and enhancing value for clients.
We expect the work to last 9-12 months in duration and could extend and/or grow into a longer-term engagement with more hours. We are looking for candidates who are interested in an ongoing flexible working relationship with the Firm and can provide some continuity in working with our clients. Washington D.C. based attorneys are preferred, but we’re open to considering qualified attorneys nationwide.