Vice President and General Counsel

Des Moines, IA

Posted: 1/18/2019
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Summary Information: Category: Corporate - Location: Des Moines IA
Vice President and General Counsel
Founded in 1932, Ruan is a family-owned company with more than 300 operations located across the country.  With a team of more than 5,500, Ruan is one of the top 10 privately-owned transportation management companies in the country, routing more than $1 billion in freight.  We offer our team members a comprehensive benefits package, competitive compensation, volunteer opportunities, a healthy work-life balance, and, ongoing training and development.  Our culture of People First makes Ruan a great place to work.
Ruan is currently seeking a Vice President and General Counsel responsible for leading strategic and tactical legal initiatives.  This important role will provide senior management with sound advice on company strategies and their implementation, manage the legal function, and, obtain and oversee the work of outside counsel.  The General Counsel is part of the senior leadership team and is directly involved in business transactions and negotiating critical contracts.
  • Juris Doctor degree from accredited law school; license to practice law.
  • Minimum 6-9 years’ leadership and business transactions; experience with transportation, negotiations, employment law, claims, and, litigation particularly helpful.

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