Legal Counsel

Practice Areas: Contracts Exp.: 5+ Years
Description:
Position Summary
This position provides comprehensive paralegal support in legal research activities and the preparation of legal documents. Responsibilities include: maintaining contract templates, contract review and preparation, maintaining and organizing corporate records, litigation support, and managing outside counsel billing.

Position responsibilities:
Include but are not limited to the following:
  • Provides corporate paralegal support to resolve complex contract and transactional matters by organizing, reviewing and preparing documents and maintain relevant files
  • Drafts and revise various contracts, which may include customer, real estate leases, professional services and operational contracts
  • Keeps organization current on legal changes as it pertains to VASCOR business.
  • Interact with internal and external associates to advise routine legal issues
  • Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes
  • Reviews, redlines and supports contractual terms and conditions
  • Support litigation activities through coordination of responses to subpoenas, document production, discovery responses, and coordination with external counsel
  • Maintains current files and contracts to ensure they are current and up to date

Essential Skills and Experience
Education
Bachelor's degree

Skills
  • Familiarity with federal and state regulatory requirements
  • Familiarity with a variety of field concepts, practices, and procedures, with special emphasis on corporate commercial agreements, commercial litigations, and intellectual property
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Comprehensive excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Performs a variety of tasks
  • Ability to work under multiple deadlines
  • May lead and direct the work of others
  • Requires the ability to coordinate and interact with all departments within the company
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • A high level of detail orientation and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate clearly in oral and written form, excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use on-line research tools such as LexisNexis and Westlaw
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job

Experience
  • Minimum 5 years of corporate paralegal experience
  • Contract Management experience
  • Experience in contract law and drafting legal principles

Benefits
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Paid Time Off
  • Immediate 401K vesting
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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