Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Expeditors International Panel

Attorneys from Expeditors International will be on campus to meet with students interested in learning more about the company, the work environment, and what they offer.

About Expeditors:

Expeditors is a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. As a Fortune 500 company, we employ over 13,000 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 250 locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems. Our services include air and ocean freight consolidation and forwarding, vendor consolidation, customs clearance, cargo insurance, distribution and other value added logistics services.

  • Tuesday, September 17th, 12:00-1:00; Room 110
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Interested in learning more about what it is like to work as in-house attorney? Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company with a presence in multiple states and countries around the world.  Expeditors, one of the world’s largest global logistics provider, will host a panel discussion on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.   Three Expeditors attorneys, with practice areas in employment, real estate, and transactions, will cover topics related to their experience of working in-house, their respective practice group, what it is like to work for Expeditors, and tips for becoming an in-house attorney.   Join us for an interesting and informative panel!

Megan Fouty is assistant corporate counsel for Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.  She has been with Expeditors for almost three years and she works in the employment group.  Prior to Expeditors, Megan worked at a labor and employment defense side firm.  She graduated Seattle University School of Law in 2009 and attended Gonzaga University for undergrad.  She would be happy to speak about the differences between working in-house and at a firm, the field of employment law and career paths in that area, or her experience working with Expeditors.

Nick Mills is a staff attorney with Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. He has been with Expeditors for almost two years and is a member of the company’s real estate practice group. He graduated from Seattle University School of Law in 2011 and received his undergraduate degree from Occidental College in 2007. He would be happy to speak about working in-house, Expeditors’ real estate practice, and his experience working with Expeditors.

Summereen (“Sam”) Nott is Director – Global Legal Services for Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. She started her legal career with Expeditors back in 2001. Her practice for the company started out as a general practice handling various matters, including real estate, bankruptcy, employment and transactional matters. Over the years her practice has become more focused in the transactional arena while still maintaining some of the other general practice areas. She currently assists in overseeing the transactional group in Expeditors’ Corporate Headquarters in Seattle. Ms. Nott graduated from Seattle University School of law and attended University of Oregon for undergrad.