Company: WEX, inc.
Posted on: January 16, 2020
WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) is a leading provider of business-to-business
physical, digital and virtual card payment solutions. WEX s fleet,
corporate and health payment solutions provide its customers
comprising small businesses, large fleets and corporations with
unparalleled security and control across a wide spectrum of
business sectors. We are executing against a multi-pronged growth
strategy that enables us to maintain our leadership position and we
hire people who share our passion for continuous innovation, client
service and process improvement.
The Associate Attorney will provide legal advice and counsel to all
business lines at Discovery Benefits and WEX Health, as directed by
his/her manager, the head of Legal for both companies. The
Associate Attorney will interact with senior management in various
strategic areas, including new product development. Negotiating
contracts with prospective customers will be a substantial
component of legal work. Responsible to facilitate coordination by
other lawyers within WEX Health, Discovery Benefits and WEX
Negotiate complex contracts, with emphasis on those on the full
continuum of the sales process, starting with non-disclosure
agreements through services agreements and amendments, professional
services statements of work, vendor contracts, and similar
Advise on legal and regulatory issues affecting new product and
software development for the companies.
Collaborate with business clients on risk mitigation and risk
Collaborate with business units and other members of the Legal team
on strategic corporate initiatives and transactions.
Provide litigation management with oversight and management of
outside counsel, budget and insurance claims.
Collaborate with WEX Inc. Legal team members, particularly those
advising Procurement, Human Resources, M&A and Compliance.
Perform management of staff within WEX HR parameters
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Expert knowledge level in industry laws and regulations affecting
all lines of business offered through WEX Health, Inc. and
Discovery Benefits, LLC. On point experience with tax-qualified
products, such as health savings accounts, flexible spending
accounts and health reimbursement arrangements, Software as a
Service (SaaS), corporate transactions, applicable Intellectual
Property issues preferred.
Leadership skills, including demonstrated strength in building
strong interpersonal relationships that foster open communications
to aid in problem solving
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to apply strong problem-solving skills and excellent
judgment to develop pragmatic, business-oriented solutions,
including the ability to size a legal issue and its attendant risks
to the business
Project management skills and experience working on process
Ability to manage multiple, conflicting priorities
Ability to resolve issues/conflicts and negotiate and facilitate
internal project groups, with
experience driving such groups to successful completion and desired
Ability to work independently, yet still be team-oriented
Ability to write reports, business presentations, policies,
procedures and operating guidelines
High ethical standards
Intellectual curiosity and ability to maintain a high level of
technical expertise and keep abreast of key industry and company
Staff management experience preferred
GENERAL DUTIES: All other duties as assigned.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 5-10+ years pragmatic legal
EDUCATION: JD required with Bar admittance in at least one
LOCATION: Fargo, ND or Minneapolis, MN
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/VETS/DISABILITY
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