Business Support / Corporate Paralegal

South Bay, CA

Posted: 08/24/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Consumer Electronics Job Number: JOS000008003

Responsibilities:

  • Support a variety of business teams in contract requirements, including the preparation, revision, and negotiation of contracts that will include NDAs, services agreements, statements of work, amendments, and legal notifications, with attorney input as needed.
  • Maintain and update contract template versions and assist in deploying changes to templates across the enterprise platforms.
  • Proofread and prepare for contract execution copies, and assist with ongoing management of company’s contracts management system.
  • Establish and maintain integrity of electronic and paper contract files ensuring executed documents are filed correctly and organized logically.
  • Perform research using the Internet and other sources and create verbal/written reports.
  • Digest and summarize legal and business documents.
  • Provide hands-on support for litigation and other dispute resolutions.
  • Update and maintain corporate minute books, draft corporate board minutes and intercompany agreements, handle other corporate governance matters with other global SDS affiliates.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a paralegal or equivalent position
  • Must know litigation life cycle, legal documents and procedural requirements; and knowledge of state and federal court rules.
  • Demonstrate experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating the legal terms of a broad range of standard commercial contracts.
  • Great attention to detail, strong verbal and written communication skills, organization, cross-group collaboration, and project management skills.
  • Confidence and ability to quickly identify, analyze and develop practical solutions to difficult problems and challenges.
  • Flexibility and curiosity to learn as the industry and the business evolve.
  • Ability to conduct Internet-based research, work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) is essential.
  • Paralegal certification from the State of California
  • Industry knowledge in logistics and supply chains is a plus.

 

Physical Demands:

-         The position requires the ability to talk and hear while performing the duties of this job.

-         The position requires the ability to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. 

-         The position requires dexterity to write and use computer keyboard and mouse.

-         The position requires multitasking and solving complex issues, occasionally in a fast-paced environment.

-         This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products, materials and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

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