Enterprise Holdings Corporate Counsel in St. Louis, Missouri
Enterprise Holdings’ Legal Department has an immediate opening for the position of Corporate Counsel reporting to reporting to the Vice President and Associate General Counsel and primarily supporting its wholly-owned subsidiary DEEM, an innovative managed-travel technology platform that provides online booking and travel technology products for business travelers, travel managers, travel management companies and suppliers. This position will require close collaboration with the business and colleagues in the Enterprise Law Department. This position will primarily be responsible for ensuring the competent and timely provision of day-to-day legal services in support of DEEM’s sales and marketing efforts, including commercial transactions, regulatory review, general corporate and preventative law initiatives along with management of outside counsel. In conjunction with subject matter experts in the Enterprise Law Department, the successful candidate will also provide general legal support for other DEEM initiatives, as well as general matters supporting Enterprise’s businesses.
Enterprise Holdings is the largest car rental provider in the world as measured by revenue and fleet. The company and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management – which combined offer a total transportation solution that includes extensive car rental and car-sharing services, truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales – accounted for $24.1 billion in revenue and operated 2 million vehicles throughout the world in 2018. Enterprise Holdings’ annual revenues also place it near the top of the global travel industry, exceeding all other rental car companies, many airlines, and most cruise lines, hotels, tour operators and online travel agencies. Enterprise Holdings’ regional subsidiaries and Enterprise Fleet Management currently employ more than 100,000 people worldwide.
In 2019, Enterprise completed the purchase of DEEM, an innovative company in which Enterprise has been an investor since 2016 and with whom Enterprise had partnered since 2011 on Enterprise’s EHI Direct booking platform. DEEM has an established customer base of more than 50,000 corporate customers, with plans to expand its product roadmap and accelerate and increase the pace of product development.
Through its integrated global network of independent regional subsidiaries and franchises, Enterprise Holdings operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands at more than 10,000 fully staffed neighborhood and airport locations. The Enterprise Holdings global network operates in more than 90 countries and territories, including North America, Central America, South America, the Caribbean and Europe, as well as parts of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. Today, the company’s three brands serve more than 95 percent of the worldwide car rental market.
This position is located at our St. Louis, MO headquarters, with regular travel to San Francisco, CA.
Identify, manage and assist 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;
Prepare and negotiate contracts to which the company is a party and ensure that they properly protect the company’s interests and objectives;
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;
Monitor and keep management and operating personnel abreast of the existence and impact of judicial and regulatory developments affecting potential legal exposures and compliance obligations of the company;
Prepare best practices and present training to various personnel throughout the organization;
Provide ongoing guidance and consultation regarding potential and actual disputes; and
Partner with assigned functional areas and operating units to help drive DEEM’s business model and execute its strategies.
- Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans
Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school required
Admission and good standing with the bar in California and/or Missouri or one state bar in the United States with the ability to get a limited license to practice in-house in Missouri required
Previous Westlaw experience required
Broad generalist skill set with the ability to independently research and analyze issues required
Drafting and negotiation of contracts experience required (experience with technology contracts a plus)
Five (5) years or more of relevant experience in a business law firm or in a corporate law department with a proven record of professional excellence and achievement required
Intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft Office products required (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Previous experience with travel management, GDS (or similar), privacy & data protection or technology-based services a plus
Able to travel regularly
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
Collaborative skills set and work ethic a must
Outstanding interpersonal skills
Superior verbal communication skills
Excellent writing & drafting skills
High level of attention to detail and process
Effective team player
Proven leadership skills
High level of professionalism and integrity; strong ethical standards
External Company URL: www.erac.com
Requisition Number: 2019-284573
Posted Salary Min: USD $155,300.00/Yr.
Posted Salary Max: USD $264,300.00/Yr.