Corporate Counsel


What You'll Do

ArcBest is a logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions for complex supply chain challenges.

Wanting to join the ArcBest family? In our search for top talent, we are looking for those that will further enable us to deliver on our vision and fully support our values-driven culture.

Currently, we are looking for a Corporate Counsel to join the ArcBest team. The Corporate Counsel provides general corporate and transportation law work, including, but not limited to, reviewing, negotiating, and memorializing customer, vendor, and other business contracts. This position also requires specialty legal work and various other assigned projects

Your contribution may include:

  • Proficient with constitutions, statutes, regulations, and case decisions applicable to transportation and business operations.
  • Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations.
  • Review, negotiate, draft, and memorialize contracts.
  • Advise business personnel regarding risks and how to minimize such risks.
  • Collaborate with employees in various departments and subsidiaries to achieve corporate goals, objectives, and mission.
  • Perform duties in a team structure.
  • Build productive formal and informal working relationships and information channels within and across the organization, and within the transportation industry.
  • Address client issues or requests in a timely manner.
  • Use time management efficiently to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Keep tasks organized and be able to re-prioritize tasks on short notice to meet business needs.
  • Perform multiple tasks simultaneously with appropriate level of focus on each task.
  • Exercise discretion in determining what information is relayed via written or verbal communications; ensure that conversations and sensitive legal issues take place in confidential setting; and understand the types of information that constitute “material non-public information” and ensure such information is safeguarded and only shared with those who have legitimate need to know.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.

As the Corporate Counsel, you will be a member of the ArcBest Legal team and will work at the corporate office in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Work hours are generally 8:00 am – 5:00 pm with occasional irregular hours depending on workload and projects. 

Ready to apply? Before doing so, please make sure you meet the minimum requirements:

Education: JD Law degree from an ABA accredited law school.

Experience: Minimum, two years’ experience as an attorney. Prior litigation experience, preferred.

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Certifications: State license to practice law.

Other Requirements: Knowledge of the transportation or logistics industry or a defined area within the transportation industry, preferred.

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