General Counsel

| Greater LA Area
NEXT is working to disrupt an $800B logistics industry! We are looking for a powerhouse General Counsel, focusing on Employment to join our growing team. You will be the primary legal resource for the business, providing advice on negotiating and documenting business relationships, M&A matters, employment law matters, as well as any other legal issues that may arise in our ever changing industry. We will look to you as the expert on all strategic corporate transactions. You will have the opportunity to build something from scratch, and be a crucial business partner for us!

What You'll Do:

  • Advise the Executive Team on legal strategy
  • Advise on risks associated with operations, employment, transportation and regulatory compliance
  • Legal advice on employment issues including - employee discipline, policies, leaves and accommodations, investigations and separation agreements
  • Work with human resources on current employee practices and procedures
  • Partner with human resources on various employment related matters
  • Develop creative and strategic approaches to legal issues
  • Manage any litigation and/or regulatory enforcement in which company is involved
  • Serves as key lawyer/legal adviser on all major business transactions, including merger & acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Manage all corporate transactional work
  • Review, negotiate and record all contracts and agreements
  • Provide guidance on evolving rules, regulations and laws
  • Perform legal due diligence
  • Become an expert on issues related to the Company’s Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, general privacy and data protection issues

What You'll Need To Have

  • Must be highly dependable and detail oriented with ability to manage many tasks
  • J.D. from accredited law school
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Corporate, employment and M&A experience
  • Substantial understanding of labor law
  • Experience in the transportation industry is a plus

What You'll Receive

  • Competitive Salary + Bonus + Equity
  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits 401k w/ company match
  • Explosive Career Growth
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Dog Friendly Office

NEXT Trucking is a venture-backed company boldly taking on the challenge of digitizing the $800B freight trucking industry. Our technology is transforming the way shippers and truckers engage and communicate by creating an on-demand platform where shippers can instantly find truckers with capacity and be able to have real time tracking updates and transparency with the movement of their freight throughout the entire shipping process.
NEXT was founded by Lidia Yan and Elton Chung with over 20 + years of experience in logistics and technology. We have raised over $21M led by Sequoia Capital. We have assembled a team with experience from companies such as Airbnb, Uber, Amazon, Snap, Kareo, GoFundMe, CH Robinson and JB Hunt. Come join us as we innovate the transportation industry.

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Location

With easy access to the 105 and 710 you can easily hop on and off the freeway! *In May 2019, we will be moving to offices in El Segundo*

An Insider's view of NEXT Trucking

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“Seeing the owners work just as hard and being present in the office inspires me to reach for higher goals.”

Sahar

LTL Senior Executive

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

“I look at our product as something that goes way beyond the technology itself. Creating the optimal carrier experience means getting close to our users and understanding their needs. There’s no better feeling than finding a solution that not only drives growth, but also makes drivers’ jobs a little bit easier and little bit more delightful.”

Brian

Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

"As a designer, one of the most important parts of being a successful designer is to always consider the system. We’re designing a system that spans online and offline so it’s critical that you think about how each piece fits into the system as a whole."

Cole

Director of Product Design

What is your vision for the company?

“We want to change the industry by streamlining the process for drivers to book loads and manage their trucks/fleets in an easy process so that they take a little bit of stress off their plate and enjoy what they do to the fullest.”

Eddie

Sr. Transportation Representative

What is your vision for the company?

"My vision is to be a transparent transportation company. We want to be the advocates for carriers, both big and small."

Corey

Carrier Rep

What are NEXT Trucking Perks + Benefits

NEXT Trucking Benefits Overview

Competitive base salary, bonus + equity
Full medical, dental and vision benefits 401k w/ company match
Vacation and Holidays
Dog friendly office
Remote friendly
Company trips

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
NEXT's 401(k) retirement plan matches up to 5% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company Equity
NEXT offers stock options that vest over a three-year period.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
NEXT's vacation policy includes two weeks paid time off for all employees and up to three weeks off for tenured employees of five years or longer.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Pet Friendly
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