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Corporate Counsel in Liberty, MO at Ferrellgas

Date Posted: 4/4/2019

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Job Description

Ferrellgas, one of the nation's largest propane retailers, is seeking an experienced Corporate Counsel to join our legal team! In this role, the Corporate Counsel assists with legal affairs for Ferrellgas and its subsidiaries. As a member of our legal team, you will be responsible for drafting and negotiating transaction matters including acquisitions, real estate purchases, and leases. We have corporate offices in Liberty, MO and Overland Park, KS, and field locations all across the United States. This position will require occasional travel, depending on the needs of our business.
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation
  • Wellness program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
Essential Functions:
  • Provides in-house legal services and support to all departments.
  • Works with internal clients to review, draft, revise and negotiate contracts.
  • Reviews and drafts a variety of agreements including transactional agreements for acquisitions.
  • Provides oversight and review for National Account Agreements, RFPs, NDAs, etc.
  • Manages outside counsel in appropriate situations.
  • Researches and anticipates legal issues that could impact the company.
  • Juris Doctorate degree with admission to the state bar preferred.
  • 4-6 years' applicable law experience.
  • Contract drafting and general litigation experience a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional service orientation.
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Why work for Ferrellgas? We're so much more than a company that consistently ranks among the nation's largest propane retailers. We're also a company that strives to provide the very best propane service in each of the hundreds of communities we serve across the United States.
In 2017, Ferrellgas was ranked by Forbes as one of the Best Employers in America. For more information about the company culture, visit our Life at Ferrellgas page. And, if you're interested in being a part of a winning company, join the Ferrellgas team today!