Job Description

Company Description

Pilot Company is an industry-leading network of travel centers with more than 30,000 team members and over 750 retail and fueling locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces. Our energy and logistics division serves as a top supplier of fuel, employing one of the largest tanker fleets and providing critical services to oil operations in our nation's busiest basins. Pilot Company supports a growing portfolio of brands with expertise in supply chain and retail operations, logistics and transportation, technology and digital innovation, construction, maintenance, human resources, finance, sales and marketing.

Founded in 1958 by Jim A. Haslam II and currently led by CEO Adam Wright, our founding values, people-first culture and commitment to giving back remains true to us today. Whether we are serving guests, a fellow team member, or a trucking company, we are dedicated to fueling people and keeping North America moving.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to address legal matters within specific departments and subject matter areas while maintaining close communication with collegues to ensure an integrated, consistent approach to legal services.

Essential Functions

  • Draft, review and negotiate direct bill, supply, transportation, technology, non-disclosure agreements, and various other contracts and licenses
  • Research regulatory issues such as fuel pricing regulations, credit regulations, and lottery regulations
  • Provide analysis and assistance in resolving customer issues
  • Review customer and vendor bankruptcy filings and prepare claims for bankruptcy proceedings; engage outside counsel for bankruptcy litigation issues
  • Provide legal support for facility leases, distribution agreements for third parties, and lottery documentation and filings
  • Assist with tenant disputes and delinquencies
  • Identify claims for class action litigation as plaintiff and gather information for claims process
  • Assist with litigation efforts to recover debt and/or monies owed to the company
  • Investigate and respond to consumer complaints escalated to the legal department which are made against the company
  • Advise stakeholders on appropriate course of action regarding contracts, regulatory requirements, and other superseding conditions
  • Resolve disputes with vendors, tenants, and other PFJ business partners
  • Complete due diligence on acquisitions, joint ventures, and mergers
  • Supervise paralegals in preparing subpoena responses, credit applications, correspondence, and other documents
  • Instruct paralegals and legal assistants in performing project-related tasks
  • Model behaviors that support the company’s common purpose; ensure guests and team members are supported at the highest level
  • Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Complete other duties as assigned
  • A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited college or university required
  • License to practice law in the state of Texas or registration with the Texas Board of Law Examiners if not licensed in the state of Texas
  • Minimum three years’ prior experience working in a law firm or other corporate legal setting is required

Specialized Knowledge

  • Knowledge of general business and contract law
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills


  • Time management and ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Critical thinking and ability to proactively identify potential problems and mitigate existing issues
  • Legal research capabilities with attention to detail
  • Ability to demonstrate confidence, professionalism and assertiveness in complex and challenging circumstances
  • Ability to think strategically


  • Travel required less than 5%

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • General office work requiring sitting or standing for long periods of time
Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Application Instructions

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