Enterprise Holdings’ Corporate Legal Group has an exciting opportunity for the position of Corporate Counsel. This new Corporate Counsel position will have the opportunity to provide critical support to various business divisions, focusing on Enterprise Holdings’ Commute (vanpool), CarShare, and Car Sales business lines as well as to support efforts in its vehicle acquisition and lifecycle division.
The Corporate Counsel will play an integral role in providing guidance to the Mobility lines of business on structuring, drafting, reviewing and negotiating a broad range of agreements and other complex legal documents. Further, in collaboration with subject matter experts in the Corporate Legal Group, the successful candidate will provide other legal services needed to support the Company’s vehicle acquisition and lifecycle efforts on a day-to-day basis. Responsibilities include drafting, reviewing, editing and negotiating a broad range of agreements, handling regulatory review and analysis, and providing guidance on general corporate and preventative law initiatives, along with management of outside counsel.
This is a fantastic role for a candidate looking to join a driven and dynamic team and develop their career in an industry-leading in-house legal function. With the convergence of mobility solutions, the advent of internet-connected vehicles and roll-out of alternative fuel and electric vehicles, we are at the forefront of an exciting transformation in traditional vehicle mobility. As the industry evolves, we’ll be embracing new types of business that will require lawyers who are comfortable learning and advising on new areas and coming up with creative solutions to the issues of the day. We’re looking for a lawyer that can think through problems, navigate the legal and regulatory environment and find ways to facilitate all this change. The selected individual must be collaborative, creative, efficient, personable and results-oriented – with outstanding oral and written communication abilities and the ability to work seamlessly in a fast-paced, team environment.
We deliver our legal services through highly matrixed, cross-departmental functional teams focused on particular specialties. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with business stakeholders and colleagues in the Legal Group, in their areas of expertise, in Europe, the United Kingdom and the US, working on projects globally as part of these cross-departmental functional teams. The selected individual must be collaborative, creative, efficient, personable and results-oriented – with outstanding oral and written communication abilities and the ability to work seamlessly in a fast-paced, team environment.
This position is located at our corporate headquarters in St. Louis, MO.
Enterprise offers an excellent package with market-competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, 401k matching & profit sharing, schedule flexibility, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.
Compensation decisions will be made based on factors that include but are not limited to experience, education, location and skill level
Enterprise Holdings Inc. is a leading provider of mobility solutions, owning and operating the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands through its integrated global network of independent regional subsidiaries. Enterprise Holdings and its affiliates offer extensive car rental, carsharing, truck rental, fleet management, retail car sales, as well as travel management and other transportation services, to make travel easier and more convenient for customers.
Privately held by the Taylor family of St. Louis, Enterprise Holdings together with its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management manages a diverse fleet of 2.1 million vehicles and accounted for nearly $30 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2022 through a network of more than 10,000 fully-staffed neighborhood and airport rental locations in more than 90 countries and territories.
Partner with internal stakeholders and other business partners on continual process improvements and guidelines
Assume lead role in structuring, drafting, reviewing, and negotiating business-critical contracts and ensuring they properly protect the company’s interests and objectives
Clearly communicate or present (in writing or verbally) and advise decision makers on the risks and benefits of negotiating options and contractual provisions
Create and update templates and clause libraries to meet evolving business objectives, minimize friction and protect Enterprise Holdings’ interests
Collaborate with various internal departments supporting our Mobility and vehicle acquisition and lifecycle divisions in identifying, managing and assisting in the resolution of legal issues in a manner consistent with the company’s business philosophy and strategy, and in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
Provide timely and accurate interpretations of the various laws and regulations affecting the company’s businesses to senior management and operating personnel; keep them apprised of the types of action that require legal consideration and provide internal guidance regarding potential legal risk
Manage and assist clients with resolving all legal issues pertaining to various corporate, transactional, and regulatory matters in a manner consistent with Enterprise Holdings’ business philosophy and strategy, and in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
Prepare best practices and present training to various personnel throughout the organization
Partner with assigned functional areas and operating units to help drive the Company’s business model and execute its strategies
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans
Juris doctorate from an accredited law school
Seven (7) or more years of relevant experience in a business law firm or in a corporate law department with a proven record of professional excellence and achievement
Significant research and transactional law experience, including drafting and negotiating complex contracts
Broad generalist skill set with the ability to independently research and analyze issues
Admission to at least one state Bar in the United States is required, with the ability to qualify with the Missouri state bar
Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
High level of professionalism and integrity; strong ethical standards
Collaborative skills set and work ethic
An understanding and sensitivity to maintaining confidential information
Strong time management and organizational skills
Comfortable working independently or in a team and agility and judgment to balance multiple requests and competing priorities
Enterprise Holdings Inc. and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses – which include extensive car rental and carsharing services, truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales – accounted for nearly $22.5 billion in revenue and operated nearly 1.7 million vehicles in fiscal year 2020.
Enterprise Holdings – through its integrated global network of independent regional subsidiaries and franchises – operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands at more than 9,500 fully staffed neighborhood and airport locations in 100 countries and territories throughout the world.